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Identifier: referencehistory00hart (find matches)
Title: A reference history of the world from the earliest times to the present; part one: world history, part two: national histories; maps, tables, charts, and an exhaustive index
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943 Ferguson, William Scott, 1875-1954, joint author McIlwain, Charles Howard, 1871-1968, joint author Kimball, Everett, 1873- (from old catalog) joint author Matteson, David Maydole, 1871-1949, joint author Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. Webster's New international dictionary. (from old catalog)
Subjects: History Chronology, Historical
Publisher: Springfield, Mass., G. & C. Merriam company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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Ferguson, William Scott, 1875-1954, joint author; McIlwain, Charles Howard, 1871-1968, joint author; Kimball, Everett, 1873- [from old catalog] joint author; Matteson, David Maydole, 1871-1949, joint author;

Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. Webster's New international dictionary. [from old catalog]
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