Dictionary of national biography, 1922-1930 with an index covering the years 1901-1930 in one alphabetical series

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Published by Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford in London, New York, London .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementfounded in 1882 by George Smith ; edited by J.R.H. Weaver.
ContributionsSmith, George, 1824-1901., Weaver, J. R. H. 1882-
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Paginationxiv, 962 p. ;
Number of Pages962
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Open LibraryOL18004535M

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This volume contains the biographies of notable persons who died in the nine years The number of biographies included is greater than in the preceding volume, which covered ten years, and a somewhat ampler treatment of individual lives has been afforded.

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