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The gold bug and other stories by Edgar Allan Poe

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Published by Webster publishing company in St. Louis, Dallas [etc.] .
Written in English

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  • Detective and mystery stories, American

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Edition Notes

Statementby Edgar Allan Poe, as adapted by William Kottmeyer ... illustrated by P. W. Shoyer.
SeriesThe Everyreader library
ContributionsKottmeyer, William, 1910- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.P752 G35, PS2615 G35
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 119 p.
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6517833M
LC Control Number47019864
OCLC/WorldCa13850382

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