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The Oxford guide to style

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


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StatementR.M. Ritter.
ContributionsHart, Horace, 1840-1916., Oxford University Press.
LC ClassificationsPN147 .R588 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 623 p. :
Number of Pages623
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL995063M
ISBN 100198691750
LC Control Number96033652

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