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Dictionary of popular proverbs and sayings

by Gregory Titelman

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Published by Gramercy Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementGregory Titelman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6405 .T56 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1000677M
ISBN 100517186586
LC Control Number96039602

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