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The Dictionary of biographical quotation of British and American subjects

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Published by Knopf : distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Biography -- Quotations, maxims, etc. -- Dictionaries,
    • United States -- Biography -- Quotations, maxims, etc. -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Richard Kenin and Justin Wintle.
      ContributionsKenin, Richard., Wintle, Justin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT773 .D38 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 860 p. ;
      Number of Pages860
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4714284M
      ISBN 10039450027X
      LC Control Number78000452

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