Punctuation handbook by Arthur Frederick Ide

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Published by Liberal Press in Las Colinas, Tex .

Written in English

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  • English language -- Punctuation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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StatementArthur Frederick Ide.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1450 .I34 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL353540M
ISBN 100934659133
LC Control Number98013213

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