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Mental and social culture

a text book for schools and academies

by Lafayette Charles Loomis

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Published by J. W. Schermerhorn in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Youth -- Conduct of life,
  • Conduct of life

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lafayette C. Loomis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p. ;
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14022614M
    OCLC/WorldCa2295710


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