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The book of surnames

Peter Verstappen

The book of surnames

origins and oddities of popular names

by Peter Verstappen

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Published by Sphere Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- Great Britain.

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    StatementPeter Verstappen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS2505
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17313918M
    ISBN 100722187432
    OCLC/WorldCa16589992

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