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Australian dictionary of biography.

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton .
Written in English


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Statementgeneral editor John Ritchie.
ContributionsRitchie, John.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx,611p. ;
Number of Pages611
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22640715M
ISBN 100522848435


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