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Published by Hakkert, Stevens in Toronto, Sarasota .
Written in English


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StatementJohn R. Alden ... [et al.] ; edited by John Browning & Richard Morton.
SeriesPublications of the McMaster Association for Eighteenth Century Studies -- 5
ContributionsBrowning, John., Morton, Richard Everett, 1930-, Alden, John R. 1908-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18497174M
ISBN 10088866575X

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