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The Compact edition of the Dictionary of national biography

The Compact edition of the Dictionary of national biography

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDictionary of national biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA28 .C64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (3149 p.) ;
      Number of Pages3149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4925518M
      ISBN 100198651023
      LC Control Number76351877

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About Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes The Dictionary of National Biography began in as an ambitious project spearheaded by George Murray Smith to produce a biographical dictionary of prominent British and Irish figures from the earliest.

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