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The handmaid to the arts

Robert Dossie

The handmaid to the arts

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by Robert Dossie

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Published by printed for J. Nourse in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 5458, no. 17.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16908245M


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