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The art of mystery & detective stories

Peter HГёeg

The art of mystery & detective stories

the best illustrations from over a century of crime fiction

by Peter HГёeg

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Published by Treasure in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories -- Illustrations.,
  • Illustration of books.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Souvenir, 1977.

    Statement[compiled by] Peter Haining ; designed by Christopher Scott.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22474487M
    ISBN 101850511357

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