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Lexicon for Lovers of Language by Henry I. Christ

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Published by American Literary Press, Inc. .
Written in English


  • Dictionaries - General,
  • General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Reference,
  • Language

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12125864M
ISBN 101561678279
ISBN 109781561678273

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