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Heads of English Unitarian history with appended lectures on Baxter and Priestley by Gordon, Alexander

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


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Statementby Alexander Gordon.
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Pagination138p. ;
Number of Pages138
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Open LibraryOL16513774M

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