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Detective fiction: a century of crime

Detective fiction: a century of crime

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Published by R. A. Brimmell in [Hastings Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Detective and mystery stories -- Bibliography -- First editions.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5917.D5 D4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. (incl. cover)
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5770199M
    LC Control Number71478560

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