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Everyman"s dictionary of literary biography

David Clayton Browning

Everyman"s dictionary of literary biography

English & American

by David Clayton Browning

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Published by Dent, Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Bio-bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled after John W. Cousin.
    SeriesEveryman"s reference library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination769 p.
    Number of Pages769
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21702663M

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