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Points of style

Carver, George

Points of style

a minimum of correctness in writing English prose

by Carver, George

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Published by T. Nelson and sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Carver.
    SeriesHalf-title: Nelson"s English series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1408 .C37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p.
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6715794M
    LC Control Number28014455
    OCLC/WorldCa1520100


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