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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


  • Toleration

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Edition Notes

Translated from the original Latin by William Popple, first published at London in 1689. Reprint of the 1950 ed. Bibliography: p. 63.

SeriesLibrary of liberal arts
ContributionsPopple, William, 1708 d.
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22272538M
ISBN 100672601389

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