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|Other titles||Slum idylls|
|Statement||by Olive Katharine Parr ; with ill. by E.J. Wheeler.|
|Contributions||Wheeler, Edward J., ca. 1848-1933.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 134 p. :|
|Number of Pages||134|
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Frontispiece,(1) pages. Only edition. Scarce early 20th century English crime fiction. OCLC records only eight copies in U.S.
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