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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

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ISBN:
9781115713160
Author:
Montaigne, Michel De
Publisher:
BiblioLife
Author:
Montaigne, Michel de
Author:
Friswell, James Hain
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern - Renaissance Era
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
General
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
358
Dimensions:
7.44x9.68x.74 in. 1.41 lbs.

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