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Maxims.

François duc de La Rochefoucauld

Maxims.

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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore .
Written in English

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  • Maxims.

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    StatementTranslated with an introd. by L.W. Tancock.
    SeriesPenguin classics ;, L95
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1815 .A72 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p.
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5790893M
    LC Control Number60000952
    OCLC/WorldCa33370850


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