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Studies of a biographer by Sir Leslie Stephen

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


  • Biography as a literary form.,
  • Authors, English.,
  • Great Britain -- Biography.

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Statementby Leslie Stephen.
ContributionsStephen, Leslie, Sir, 1832-1904, inscriber., Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, former owner., Stephen, Thoby, 1880-1906, former owner., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17776621M

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