Basic editing a practical course by Nicola Harris

Cover of: Basic editing | Nicola Harris

Published by Book House Training Centre in London .

Written in English

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StatementNicola Harris. The exercises.
ContributionsBook House Training Centre.
LC ClassificationsPN162
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Open LibraryOL13973276M

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