The lives and most remarkable maxims of the antient philosophers.
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The lives and most remarkable maxims of the antient philosophers. by François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon

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Published by Printed for B. Barker in London .
Written in English


  • Philosophers, Ancient -- Early works to 1800.

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Head and tail pieces; initials.

GenreEarly works to 1800.
LC ClassificationsPQ1795.A5 E3
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 282, [2] p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6534462M
LC Control Number11022684

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