Oscar Slater, the great suspect.
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Published by Carroll & Nicholson in London .
Written in English


  • Slater, Oscar, -- 1871?-1948.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHV6248.S57 H8
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p., [6] p. of plates :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15390696M

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