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Useful knowledge.

Gertrude Stein

Useful knowledge.

by Gertrude Stein

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Published by Payson & Clarke in New York .
Written in English


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Pagination207 p.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16709371M

The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1 Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge Full view - A series of page treatises, first published in , and issued fortnightly under the direction of Lord Brougham’s Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK). Subscribers paid 6d. for each part; it was claimed that the closely printed double columns contained as much reading matter as ordinary pages.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stein, Gertrude, Useful knowledge. London, John Lane [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Useful Knowledge touches on social and cultural anxieties that offer both historical and contemporary insights on our ongoing preoccupation with knowledge. Useful Knowledge will appeal to readers interested in nineteenth century history, literature, culture, the mediation of knowledge, and the history of by:

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York: Payson & Clarke, Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stein, Gertrude, Useful knowledge.

New York, Payson & Clarke, ltd. [©].A Lexicon of useful knowledge, for the use of schools and libraries Hervey WILBUR White, Gallaher, and White, - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - pages.