The poisoner"s handbook by Maxwell Hutchkinson

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Published by Loompanics in Port Townsend, Wash .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Poisons -- Miscellanea.,
  • Explosives -- Miscellanea.

Edition Notes

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Statementby Maxwell Hutchkinson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA1213 .H89 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2417014M
ISBN 100915179733
LC Control Number87083443
OCLC/WorldCa19920385

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