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dictionary of English authors

R. Farquharson Sharp

dictionary of English authors

biographical and bibliographical : being a compendious account of the lives and writings of 700 British writers from the year 1400 to the present time

by R. Farquharson Sharp

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Published by George Redway in London .
Written in English


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Statementby R. Farquharson Sharp.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 308, [6] p. ;
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22591597M

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