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Benson murder case a Philo Vance story by S. S. Van Dine

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Vance, Philo (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.

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Statementby S. S. Van Dine.
SeriesThe Philo Vance series
LC ClassificationsPZ3.W9384 Be, PS3545.R846 Be
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., vii-xii p., 1 l., 348 p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6695805M
LC Control Number26022865

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