The Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 19 (Google eBook)

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Sir Sidney Lee
Oxford University Press, 1909 - Great Britain
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Dictionary of National Biography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885. ...
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MR. STEPHEN'S DICTIONARY.; DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY ...
DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY. Edited by LESLIE STEPHEN. Vol. XXI. GARNETT -- GLOUCESTER. New-York: MACMILLAN CO. 1890. The addition of another volume to ...
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JSTOR: The Dictionary of National Biography
SINCE the last notice of the 'Dictionary of National Biography' in the ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW (Oct. 1890) six volumes have appeared in due succession, ...
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History of Scholarly Societies: Dictionary of National Biography
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Philip Carter, Subject and object
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