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The narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Young men -- Fiction,
    • Whaling -- Fiction,
    • Stowaways -- Fiction,
    • Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 35-39.

      Statement[by] Edgar Allan Poe ; edited with an introduction and commentary, including Jules Verne"s sequel Le sphinx des glaces, by Harold Beaver.
      SeriesPenguin English library
      ContributionsBeaver, Harold Lowther., Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.P752 Nat12, PS2618 Nat12
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[1], 311 p. :
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4932818M
      ISBN 100140430970
      LC Control Number76359660


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