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Introduction to the devout life

by Francis de Sales

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Published by Alba House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditations -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSt. Francis de Sales ; edited and abridged by Charles Dollen.
    ContributionsDollen, Charles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2179.F8 I54 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1709258M
    ISBN 100818906340
    LC Control Number92010914
    OCLC/WorldCa25713061

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