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dictionary of English authors

R. Farquharson Sharp

dictionary of English authors

biographical and bibliographical : being a compendious account of the lives and writings of 700 British writers from the year 1400 to the present time

by R. Farquharson Sharp

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Published by George Redway in London .
Written in English


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Statementby R. Farquharson Sharp.
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  DISTRICT of CONNECTICUT, BE it remembered, That on the fifteenth day of January in the thirtieth year of the Independence of the United States of America, NOAH WEBSTER, Esq. of the said District, hath deposited in this office the title of a book the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words following, to wit,—" A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language.


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