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Published by Easton Press in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, -- 1712-1778 -- Biography,
  • Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statementthe anonymous translation into English of 1783 & 1790, rev. and completed by A.S.B. Glover ; with a new introduction by Mr. Glover ; illustrations by William Sharp.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsGlover, A. S. B.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 635 p. :
Number of Pages635
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18203344M

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