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Select lives of Plutarch containing the most illustrious characters of antiquity : abridged from the original for the use of schools by Plutarch

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Published by Printed and published by A. Small in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Greece,
  • Rome


  • Greece -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Rome -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Mavor.
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature.
ContributionsMavor, William Fordyce, 1758-1837., John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsDE7 .P45 1810
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 418 p. ;
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL560938M
LC Control Number96144747

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