The great pearl robbery of 1913 a record of fact by Christmas Humphreys

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Published by W. Heinemann ltd. in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Grizard, Joseph, -- 1867-1923.,
  • Mayer, Max.,
  • Crime -- Great Britain.,
  • Thieves.,
  • Criminals -- Great Britain.

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Other titlesPearl robbery of 1913.
Statementby Christmas Humphreys ...
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii (i. e. xv ) p., 1 l., 299, [1] p.
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17783491M
LC Control Number30003311

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