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6 edition of Fantasy of the 20th century found in the catalog.

Fantasy of the 20th century

an illustrated history

by Randy Broecker

  • 293 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Collectors Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Fantasy films -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFantasy of the twentieth century
    Statementby Randy Broecker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3435 .B74 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3937171M
    ISBN 101888054522
    LC Control Number2001000228

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