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Ghost stories of Leicestershire

Angela Cutting

Ghost stories of Leicestershire

by Angela Cutting

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Published by Anderson in Blaby .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghosts -- England -- Leicestershire -- Folklore.,
  • Tales -- England -- Leicestershire.,
  • Legends -- England -- Leicestershire.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Angela Cutting.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR142.L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17434580M
    ISBN 100907917003
    OCLC/WorldCa16605621

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