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Fakes, forgers & phoneys famous scams and scamps by MagnuМЃs MagnuМЃsson

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Published by Mainstream in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Swindlers and swindling,
  • Forgery,
  • Impostors and imposture

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFakes, forgers and phoneys
StatementMagnus Magnusson.
LC ClassificationsHV6691 .M275 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination414 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19969032M
ISBN 101845962109
ISBN 109781845962104
LC Control Number2008353425

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