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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Evelyn, John, -- 1620-1706

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 155-160.

Statementby Jeanne K. Welcher.
SeriesTwayne"s English authors series -- TEAS 144
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p.
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23751501M

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