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Encyclopedia of wit, humour and wisdom

Encyclopedia of wit, humour and wisdom

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Published by A. Thomas in Preston, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesWit, humour and wisdom
    Statementcompiled and edited by Leewin B. Williams.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsWilliams, Leewin Bell, 1868-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination576 p. ;
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23126855M

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