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The History of Vampires by Dudley Wright

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Published by Hippocrene Books .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Satanism & demonology,
  • Vampires,
  • History - General History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8133290M
ISBN 100880291540
ISBN 109780880291545

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