2 edition of Little dictionary of English usage found in the catalog.
Little dictionary of English usage
Robert Calvin Whitford
Text on p. - of cover.
|Statement||by Robert C. Whitford ... and James R. Foster.|
|Contributions||Foster, James R. joint author.|
|LC Classifications||PE1680 .W5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 120 p.|
|Number of Pages||120|
|LC Control Number||47001422|
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