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Historical and literary celebrities

being biographical sketches selected from Chambers"s Papers for the People.

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Published by William and Robert Chambers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesChambers"s Papers for the people.
    ContributionsChambers, William, 1800-1883., Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14012003M
    OCLC/WorldCa12846516

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