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Brewer"s famous quotations

Nigel Rees

Brewer"s famous quotations

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Published by Chambers Harrap in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFamous quotations
    StatementNigel Rees.
    GenreDictionaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .R4324 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 568 p. ;
    Number of Pages568
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23869742M
    ISBN 100550105476
    ISBN 109780550105479
    LC Control Number2009510068


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