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Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiastical and Civill.

Title-page Attribution: By Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury.
The title page ornament in this edition is a head with scrolls and tassels
Contains fold-out table and engraved title page
Other Copies: 84

1651

Auteur: Hobbes, Thomas
Titre: Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiastical and Civill.
Lieu d'édition: London
Editeur: Printed for Andrew Crooke, at the Green Dragon in St. Paul’s Church-yard.
Date: 1651
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 422
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072068130
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