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A new biographical dictionary

Stephen Jones

A new biographical dictionary

containing a brief account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons and remarkable characters in every age and nation

by Stephen Jones

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Published by Printed by T. Bensley for G. and J. Robinson, Longman and Rees, J. Wallis, W. Peacock and Sons, J. Harris, J. Scatcherd, and Vernor and Hood in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography -- Dictionaries

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    Statementby Stephen Jones
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, [428] p. ;
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14799586M

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