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Modern Russian

Derek Offord

Modern Russian

an advanced grammar course

by Derek Offord

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Bristol Classical Press, Available in the USA and Canada from Focus Information Group in London, Newburyport, MA .
Written in English

  • Russian language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English.,
  • Russian language -- Grammar.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ix) and indexes.

    StatementDerek Offord.
    GenreTextbooks for foreign speakers
    SeriesRussian studies, Russian studies (Bristol, England)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 461 p. ;
    Number of Pages461
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18516917M
    ISBN 101853993611
    LC Control Number94024302

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