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The sallies of genius and wanderings of youth: or, the adventures of Coursillac and Dorigni. Taken chiefly from the French.

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Published by printed for T. Lowndes; and T. Slack, in Newcastle in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3509, no. 9.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvi,[2],181,[3]p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16867867M

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