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The Oxford dictionary of English Christian names

Elizabeth Gidley Withycombe

The Oxford dictionary of English Christian names

by Elizabeth Gidley Withycombe

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1945.

Statementby E. G. Withycombe.
The Physical Object
Pagination294p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22833038M

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