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Self knowledge a treatise, shewing the nature and benefit of that important science, and the way to attain it. : Intermixed with various reflections and observations on human nature. by John Mason

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Published by by Isaiah Thomas. Sold at his bookstore in Worcester; and by him and Company, in Boston. in Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts .
Written in English


  • Ethics.,
  • Conduct of life.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy John Mason, A.M. ; [Two lines of quotations]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 21942.
ContributionsLesingham, Samuel, dedicatee.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, [2], 22-227, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14622016M

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