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A compleat introduction to the art of writing letters

Samuel Johnson

A compleat introduction to the art of writing letters

universally adapted to all classes and conditions of life; ... By S. Johnson.

by Samuel Johnson

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Published by printed for Henry Dell; and J. Staples in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6085, no. 07.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii,208p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17022433M

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