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The pleasures of retirement, preferable to the joys of dissipation

Charles Pinot Duclos

The pleasures of retirement, preferable to the joys of dissipation

exemplified in the life and adventures of the Count de B----. Written by himself. In letters to a friend. Now first translated from the original French, by a lady.

by Charles Pinot Duclos

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Published by printed for J. Wilkie in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7, no. 1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],291,[5]p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17004527M

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