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Memoirs of a great detective incidents in the life of John Wilson Murray by John Wilson Murray

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Published by The Baker & Taylor co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Crime and criminals.

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Edition Notes

Statemented. by Victor Speer.
ContributionsSpeer, Victor, ed.
LC ClassificationsHV7914 .M9
The Physical Object
Pagination484 p.
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6952419M
LC Control Number05006766

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