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Modern English biography

Frederic Boase

Modern English biography

containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died between the years, 1851-1900, with an index of the most interesting matter

by Frederic Boase

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Published by Frank Cass in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Vol. 1-3 originally published in a limited edition of 250 copies, 1892-1901. Vol. 4-6 (supplements to Vol. 1-3 respectively) originally published in a limited edition of 125 copies, 1901-21.

StatementFrederic Boase.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL17207710M

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