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Supernatural Literature of the World

An Encyclopedia

by S. T. Joshi

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages2746
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10420320M
ISBN 100313327750
ISBN 109780313327759


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