2 edition of More fact & folklore found in the catalog.
More fact & folklore
John L. O"Hara
by M.C. Eagon in Waynesburg, PA (364 S. Richhill St., Waynesburg 15370)
Written in English
|Other titles||More fact and folklore.|
|Statement||by John L. O"Hara ; compiled by Mary Churney Eagon ; edited by Patricia Eagon Stafford, Catherine L. Eagon, Mary Churney Eagon.|
|Contributions||Eagon, Mary Churney., Stafford, Patricia Eagon., Eagon, Catherine L.|
|LC Classifications||F159.W32 O44 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||207 p. :|
|Number of Pages||207|
|LC Control Number||90093594|
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