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Published by Bowes & Bowes in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, -- 1729-1781.

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Edition Notes

Bibliographical note: p. 205.

Statementby H. B. Garland.
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14140112M

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