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Dictionary of Canadian biography

Dictionary of Canadian biography

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDictionnaire biographique du Canada; liste provisoire des personnages.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1005 .D5 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <3-5, 8, 11, 13 in 6 >
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5086946M
      LC Control Number74158242


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