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La Rochefoucauld Maxims A New English Translation by Edward M. Stack

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Published by Vantage Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Maxims,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • European - French,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7782955M
ISBN 100533149746
ISBN 109780533149742
OCLC/WorldCa61639281

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