4 edition of Criticisms on contemporary thought and thinkers found in the catalog.
Criticisms on contemporary thought and thinkers
Richard Holt Hutton
Reprint of the 1894 ed. published by Macmillan, London.
|Other titles||Spectator (London, 1828- )|
|Statement||selected from the Spectator by Richard Holt Hutton.|
|LC Classifications||PR1366 .S7 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
|LC Control Number||75030030|
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