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The curious incident of the hound of Dartmoor a reconsideration of the origins of The hound of the Baskervilles by Janice McNabb

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Published by Bootmakers of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Doyle, Arthur Conan, -- Sir, -- 1859-1930. -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

StatementJanice McNabb.
SeriesOccasional papers / Bootmakers of Toronto -- no. 1, Occasional papers (Bootmakers of Toronto (Firm)) -- no. 1
ContributionsBootmakers of Toronto (Firm)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16633618M
ISBN 100920347002

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