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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political science -- Early works to 1800,
  • Utopias -- Early works to 1800

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesMethuen"s standard library
ContributionsSydenham, Floyer, 1710-1787, tr., Taylor, Thomas, 1758-1835, tr., Rouse, W. H. D. 1863-1950, tr., Barker, Ernest, Sir, 1874-1960.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC71 .P35 1906
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7004561M
LC Control Number09002545
OCLC/WorldCa10556799

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