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Chambers"s biographical dictionary.

Chambers"s biographical dictionary.

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by J. O. Thorne.
    ContributionsThorne, J. O., ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT103 .C4 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[23], 1432 p.
    Number of Pages1432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5471048M
    LC Control Number73174147

    Condition: Good. [1st American ed.]. [1st American ed.]. xii, p. Former Library book. First ed. published in London in under title: Chambers's twentieth century dictionary of the English language. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP Chambers Paperback Dictionary Chambers. Write Review. Rated 0. Language: reference & general, Prose: non-fiction. Facebook; Chambers Biographical Dictionary Paperback. Chambers. loading The Chambers Paperback Dictionary. Chambers. Find a book you'll love, get our newsletter.

    Chambers's Dictionary editied by James Donald by: Anonymous I recently came across a copy of this dictionary at an auction and it sold for 23 thousand pounds! It was the hard back copy, with a brown cover, by James Donald. I would love to come across this book at a book fair. Chambers's Encyclopaedia A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the people Volume 9 of Used. Hardcover. Quantity Available: 1. Volumes 1, 8 - This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in fair condition.

    Elizabeth Cecil Virginia Elizabeth Cecil in United States Federal Census Elizabeth Cecil was born circa , at birth place, Virginia, to Mitchel Cecil and Mary S Cecil. Elizabeth had 6 siblings: James W Cecil, Martha Cecil and 4 other siblings. From to he was sub-editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, in succession to his elder brother, JAMES THOMSON (), who filled that position in , and who in was ordained to the parish of Eccles, Berwickshire; and the chemical and mineralogical articles which he contributed to the supplement to the third edition formed the basis of his System of .


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