The sign of four by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Published by Smith, Elder & Co. in London .

Written in English

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  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Private investigators -- England -- Fiction.

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Book details

Statementby A. Conan Doyle.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsGreene, Graham, 1904-1991 former owner.
The Physical Object
Pagination285 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20572778M

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