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Published by Yale University Press, H. Milford, Oxford university press in New Haven, London .
Written in English


  • Voltaire, -- 1694-1778,
  • Deism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [207]-218.

Statementby Norman L. Torrey.
SeriesYale Romanic studies -- 1
LC ClassificationsPQ2130 .T6
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23059413M
LC Control Number30008631

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