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The Wordsworth dictionary of phrase and fable

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

The Wordsworth dictionary of phrase and fable

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Published by Wordsworth Editions in Ware .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementbased on the original book of Ebenezer Cobham Brewer ; revised by Ivor H. Evans.
SeriesWordsworth reference
ContributionsEvans, Ivor H. 1913-
The Physical Object
Pagination1175p.
Number of Pages1175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22619391M
ISBN 101853263001

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