Witch fear by Helen Griffiths

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Published by Hutchinson of London in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

U.S. ed. published under title: The mysterious appearance of Agnes

Book details

StatementHelen Griffiths ; illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
ContributionsAmbrus, Victor G.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G8837 Wm
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4286122M
ISBN 100091246008
LC Control Number78312855

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