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English prose style.

Herbert Edward Read

English prose style.

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Published by G. Bell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Style

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    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21385886M


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