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The polite philosopher

Forrester, James

The polite philosopher

or, an essay on that art which makes a man happy in himself, and agreeable to others.

by Forrester, James

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Published by printed in Swan-Closs, for the employer, and sold by most booksellers in town and country in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3747, no. 07.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination40p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17037774M

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