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Elements of moral science. by P. R. Leatherman

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Published by J. Challen & son in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Christian ethics.

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StatementBy P.R. Leatherman.
LC ClassificationsBJ1261 .L3
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., v-xi, 13-414 p.
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7017035M
LC Control Number10006270

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