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silk stocking murders a Roger Sheringham case by Anthony Berkeley

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Published by Pub. for The Crime club, inc., by Doubleday, Doran & company, inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Sheringham, Roger (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Anthony Berkeley [pseud.]
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C83829 Si2, PR6005.O855 Si2
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 253 p.
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6719607M
LC Control Number28023044

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