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Curious thoughts on the history of man

John Adams

Curious thoughts on the history of man

chiefly abridged or selected from the celebrated works of Lord Kaimes, Lord Monboddo, ... By the Rev. John Adams, ...

by John Adams

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Published by printed for G. Kearsley in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 352, no. 6.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxi,[1],359,[25]p.
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16996261M

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