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Philological view of some very ancient words in several languages.

Nicholas Collin

Philological view of some very ancient words in several languages.

by Nicholas Collin

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Published by Printed by Thomas Dobson in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages.,
  • Philology, Comparative.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 33534.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination37+ p.
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14577311M

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