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historical account of compendious and swift writing.

by Philip Gibbs

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Published by Printed by J. Bettenham for the author in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shorthand -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ53 .G44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p.l., 60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23380217M
    LC Control Number11016801
    OCLC/WorldCa23635110

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