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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.

Book details:

Edition Notes

An inuagural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 21 May 1968.

Statementby D.E. Fehrenbacher.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14962482M
ISBN 100199512787

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