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Of the Imitation of Christ

Of the Imitation of Christ

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Published by Joseph Wright in Wilmington, Ohio .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the Latin of Thomas A Kempis by John Payne.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 34993.
ContributionsPayne, John, d. 1787.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination195 p.
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17711355M


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