nasty piece of work and other ghost stories by Lance Salway

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Published by Clarion Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Ghost stories, English.,
  • Children"s stories, English.,
  • Ghosts -- Fiction.,
  • Short stories.

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StatementLance Salway ; illustrated by Jeremy Ford.
ContributionsFord, Jeremy, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S1554 Nas 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2855164M
ISBN 100899193609
LC Control Number84017641

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