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The Vampyre And Other Tales of the Macabre (Oxford World"s Classics) by John William Polidori

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

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ContributionsRobert Morrison (Editor), Chris Baldick (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7384316M
ISBN 100192838946
ISBN 109780192838940

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