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Primitiæ; or, Essays and poems, on various subjects, religious, moral and entertaining.

by Connop Thirlwall

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Published by Printed for the author, by T. Plummer in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Connop Thirlwall, eleven years of age ... ; the preface by his father, the Rev. Thomas Thirlwall.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 230, xvi p.
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14035495M

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