treatise on English punctuation ... with an appendix, containing rules on the use of capitals, a list of abbreviations, hints on the preparation of copy and on proof-reading, specimen of proof-sheet, etc. by Wilson, John

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  • English language -- Capitalization,
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Statementby John Wilson.
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LC ClassificationsPE1450 .W6 1855
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Paginationxiii, 334 p.
Number of Pages334
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Open LibraryOL23382822M
LC Control Number11002635
OCLC/WorldCa5950431

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