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The Life of Mr. Richard Savage

Timothy Erwin

The Life of Mr. Richard Savage

by Timothy Erwin

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • English Authors

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint. Originally published: London : J. Roberts, 1727.

    Statementintroduction by Timothy Erwin. --
    SeriesPublication / Augustan Reprint Society -- no. 247, Publication (Augustan Reprint Society) -- no. 247.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS36 .A82 no.247
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26551165M

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