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Published by Collier Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Bellairs ; illustrated by Marilyn Fitschen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.E53 F33 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1545400M
ISBN 100020165811
LC Control Number91024572

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