Observations on card-playing. With an address to the clergy
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Published by printed for R. Baldwin in London .
Written in English

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 8287, no.04).

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Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL20712594M

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