The book of vampires

Cover of: The book of vampires | Dudley Wright

Published by Omnigraphics in Detroit, Mich .

Written in English

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Statementby Dudley Wright.
LC ClassificationsGR830.V3 W74 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2211441M
ISBN 101558888179
LC Control Number89034173

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