Dictionary of biographical quotations
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Published by Sphere Reference in London .
Written in English


  • Biography -- Quotations, maxims, etc. -- Dictionaries.,
  • Biography -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc. -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementcompiled by Frank S. Pepper.
ContributionsPepper, Frank S.
LC ClassificationsCT105 .D48 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p. ;
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2293717M
ISBN 100722167717
LC Control Number86163824

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