The adventure of the Orient Express by August Derleth

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Published by Candlelight Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Pons, Solar (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Private investigators -- England -- Fiction.

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Statementby August Derleth. With illus. by Henry Lauritzen.
SeriesHis Solar Pons books
LC ClassificationsPZ3.D445 Ad, PS3507.E69 Ad
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5936955M
LC Control Number65004729

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