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art of biography in eighteenth century England

Donald A. Stauffer

art of biography in eighteenth century England

Bibliographical supplement

by Donald A. Stauffer

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Published by Princeton universtiy press, H. Milford, Oxford university press in Princeton, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography as a literary form,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Great Britain -- Biography -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donald A. Stauffer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 1 l., 293 p.
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13524271M
    OCLC/WorldCa3013615


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