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The Penguin dictionary of epigrams

The Penguin dictionary of epigrams

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epigrams -- Dictionaries.,
  • Epigrams, English -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by] M.J. Cohen.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsCohen, M. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6281 .P46 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 482 p. ;
    Number of Pages482
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22464366M
    ISBN 100140277404

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