The Man in Lower Ten

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1909 - Detective and mystery stories, American - 373 pages
When a man is murdered in his berth aboard a train, the clues point to three completely different suspects.
 

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I
1
III
17
V
32
VII
41
VIII
52
IX
59
XI
70
XII
76
XXIII
180
XXIV
191
XXV
199
XXVI
208
XXVIII
215
XXIX
223
XXX
233
XXXII
254

XIV
83
XV
94
XVI
102
XVIII
114
XIX
131
XX
141
XXI
153
XXII
170

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