The people from the sea by Velda Johnston

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .

Written in English

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StatementVelda Johnston.
LC ClassificationsPZ4.J7238 Pc, PS3560.O394 Pc
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4409467M
ISBN 100396076955
LC Control Number79012813

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