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The headless horseman

Mayne Reid

The headless horseman

a strange tale of Texas

by Mayne Reid

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Captain Mayne Reid.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v (iv, 240; iv, [240]-470 p.) :
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18184935M


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