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A classical dictionary

Edward Sylvester Ellis

A classical dictionary

containing brief and accurate accounts of the proper names mentioned in classical literature

by Edward Sylvester Ellis

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Published by The Penn Pub. Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with introduction by Edward S. Ellis ...
    SeriesPopular hand-books
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17605768M
    OCLC/WorldCa9173037


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