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George Stevens"s celebrated lecture on heads

which has been exhibited upwards of three hundred successive nights to crowded audiences, and met with the most universal applause

by Stevens, George Alexander

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Published by [For J. Pridden] in London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physiognomy,
  • Phrenology

  • Edition Notes

    ESTC N65749.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 pages ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26517053M


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