Letters from England
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Published by Benjamin Warner in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • England -- Description and travel,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century

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Edition Notes

Statementby Manuel Alvarez Espriella [pseud.] ; translated from the Spanish ..
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 45771
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15101147M
LC Control Number87758173

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