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Fancies and goodnights by John Collier

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Published by New York Review Books in New York, [Great Britain] .
Written in English


  • Fantasy fiction, English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1951.

StatementJohn Collier ; introduction by Ray Bradbury.
SeriesNew York Review Books classics
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 418 p. ;
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22109176M
ISBN 101590170512
LC Control Number20038061

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