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Famous mysteries of detection

Leonard R. Gribble

Famous mysteries of detection

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Published by Barker in London .
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  • Murder -- Case studies.,
  • Robbery -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeonard Gribble.
    LC ClassificationsHV6515 .G69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4932486M
    ISBN 100213165740
    LC Control Number76359307

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