Light and shade at Scotland Yard.
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Light and shade at Scotland Yard. by Hamilton Maurice Howgrave-Graham

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English



  • England,
  • London.


  • Police -- England -- London.,
  • Crime -- England -- London.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHV8198.L7 H6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL193686M
LC Control Numbera 48006217

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