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Brewer"s dictionary of phrase & fable.

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Cassell , London
Other titlesBrewer"s dictionary of phrase and fable., Dictionary of phrase & fable., Dictionary of phrase and fable.
ContributionsRoom, Adrian.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 1298p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21994090M
ISBN 100304350966

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