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Modern ghost stories

a medley of drama, impressions and spectral illusions

by Emma May Buckingham

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Published by Fowler & Wells Co., L.N. Fowler & Co. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghost stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Advertisements on p. [2]-[3] at end.

    Statementby Emma May Buckingham ...
    ContributionsFowler & Wells Co., L.N. Fowler & Co.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1461 .B9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 139, [3] p. ;
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6975601M
    LC Control Number06036203
    OCLC/WorldCa6599587


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