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Books and other works that contain useful facts and information, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and bibliographies.

The American HeritageĀ® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright Ā© 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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  • Books of this sort were reference works consulted for information on almost any subject.

  • Most of the books were engineering texts and reference works.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
  • For titles and publishers of reference works see General Bibliography at the end of this book.

    English Literature William J. Long
  • For titles and publishers of reference works, see General Bibliography at the end of this book.

    English Literature William J. Long

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