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Nature and human nature by Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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Published by Hurst and Blackett in London .
Written in English

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The work cited in the author/title information area of this microfiche (no. 36507) is a 2 volume set. The Institute provides this microfiche as a reference to the complete work. For individual microfiches in this set see CIHM microfiche nos. 36508 and 36509.

Statementby the author of "Sam Slick, the clockmaker,"&c., &c. [i.e. Thomas Chandler Haliburton].
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 36507
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (3 fr.).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22072368M
ISBN 100665365071

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