The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Statementtranslated from the French by W. Conyngham Mallory
ContributionsMallory, W. Conyngham, tr
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Paginationxxviii, 1034 p.
Number of Pages1034
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Open LibraryOL16986369M

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