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Deryni checkmate by Katherine Kurtz

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Chronicles of the Deryni.
StatementKatherine Kurtz.
SeriesChronicles of the Deryni -- v. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.U69 D4
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22010736M
ISBN 100345271025
OCLC/WorldCa6695722

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