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Published by F. Ungar Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts and courtiers -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Courtesy -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated and edited by Friench Simpson.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesMilestones of thought in the history of ideas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1604 .C573
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 99 p.
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5776803M
    LC Control Number59015520
    OCLC/WorldCa375292


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