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The art of worldly wisdom

Baltasar GraciГЎn y Morales

The art of worldly wisdom

by Baltasar GraciГЎn y Morales

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxims,
  • Conduct of life -- Quotations, maxims, etc. -- Early works to 1800,
  • Philosophy -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBaltasar Gracián ; translated by Martin Fischer ; introduction by Steven Schroeder.
    GenreQuotations, maxims, etc, Early works to 1800
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ6398.G3 O8 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 131 p. ;
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945548M
    ISBN 101435100360
    ISBN 109781435100367
    LC Control Number2009281657

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