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The Columbia encyclopedia

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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    Statementedited by William Bridgwater and Elizabeth J. Sherwood.
    ContributionsBridgwater, William, ed., Columbia University.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAG5 .C725 1950
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2203 p.
    Number of Pages2203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6071934M
    LC Control Number50011218

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