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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by C.S. Nicholls.
    ContributionsNicholls, C. S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT103 .E53 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1046 p. :
    Number of Pages1046
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL666635M
    ISBN 10031217568X
    LC Control Number97012316


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