Enchiridion miscellaneum
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Published by Printed by Stephen Swart ... in Amsterdam .
Written in English


  • Maxims.,
  • Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Political science.

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Other titlesEnchiridion miscellaneum, Spare houres improv"d in meditations, Enchiridion miscellaneum., Spare houres improv"d in meditations.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1043:13.
ContributionsWarwick, Arthur, 1604?-1633.
The Physical Object
Pagination[68] p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16719629M

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