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Vampire legends and myths

Roxanne Hellman

Vampire legends and myths

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Published by Rosen Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vampires

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 246) and index.

    StatementRoxanne Hellman, Derek Hall
    SeriesThe supernatural
    ContributionsHall, Derek, 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1556 .H45 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25383025M
    ISBN 109781448859863
    LC Control Number2011030543


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