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Published by W. & R. Chambers, limited in London and Edinburgh .
Written in English

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  • Biography -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by David Patrick ... and Francis Hindes Groome ...
GenreDictionaries.
ContributionsPatrick, David, 1849-1914, ed., Groome, Francis Hindes, 1851-1902, joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT103 .C4 1897
The Physical Object
Pagination1002 p.
Number of Pages1002
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6907825M
LC Control Number01018957
OCLC/WorldCa2639728

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