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castle of Otranto. With Sir Walter Scott"s introd. of 1821 and a new introd. by Marvin Mudrick. by Horace Walpole

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

SeriesCollier books, HS57
LC ClassificationsPR3757 W2 C3 1963
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16002525M

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