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5 edition of Classic mystery stories found in the catalog.

Classic mystery stories

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, American.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Douglas G. Greene.
    SeriesDover thrift editions
    ContributionsGreene, Douglas G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.D4 C56 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL46133M
    ISBN 100486408817
    LC Control Number99044254
    OCLC/WorldCa42061171

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