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Little dictionary of English usage

Robert Calvin Whitford

Little dictionary of English usage

by Robert Calvin Whitford

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Published by Barnes & Noble, inc. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Text on p. [2]-[3] of cover.

    Statementby Robert C. Whitford ... and James R. Foster.
    ContributionsFoster, James R. joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1680 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 120 p.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6510613M
    LC Control Number47001422
    OCLC/WorldCa6496326

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