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English usage

Arthur Garfield Kennedy

English usage

a study in policy and procedure

by Arthur Garfield Kennedy

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Published by D. Appleton-Century Co. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur G. Kennedy
    SeriesNational Council of Teachers of English. English monograph no. 15, English monograph -- no. 15
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 166 p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16405800M
    LC Control Number43002431


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