Lord Chesterfield and his letters to his sons
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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773 -- Correspondence.,
  • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.,
  • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Correspondence.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. imprinted for A. Zinkin, Meridian Bookshop, Indianapolis.

Statementby Temple Scott.
LC ClassificationsDA501.C5 S36 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4895926M
ISBN 100841475512
LC Control Number76029703

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