The Concise Dictionary of National Biography Part 1. From Beginnings to 1900 by George Smith

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .

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Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Bio-bibliography,
  • Biography,
  • Great Britain,
  • Gt. Brit,
  • Gt. Brit.,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages1514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10141510M
ISBN 100198653018
ISBN 109780198653011

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