Jean Rousseau
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Published by The Roycrofters in East Aurora, New York .
Written in English


  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, -- 1712-1778

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Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Elbert Hubbard.
SeriesLittle journeys to the homes of great reformers -- vol. 21, no. 6.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 145-169 :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18332642M

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