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Famous trials

Famous trials

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by James H. Hodge. 8th series.
SeriesPenguin Crime
ContributionsHodge, James H. 1906-
The Physical Object
Pagination223p.,18cm
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18877849M

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