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dictionary of general biography

William Leist Redwin Cates

dictionary of general biography

with a classified and chronological index of the principal names.

by William Leist Redwin Cates

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT103 C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1300p.
    Number of Pages1300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17216196M

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