Character sketches, or, The blackboard mirror a series of illustrated discussions depicting those peculiarities of character which contribute to the ridicule and failure, or to the dignity and success, of mankind, also, a number of moral, practical, and religious subjects ... illustrated with over fifty engravings from the original blackboard drawings by George A. Lofton

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Published by W. Briggs in Toronto .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Vie chrétienne,
  • Morale pratique,
  • Portraits (Littérature),
  • Conduct of life,
  • Christian life,
  • Character sketches

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Statementby George A. Lofton
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 91198, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 91198
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination5 microfiches (243 fr.)
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24990382M
ISBN 10066591198X
OCLC/WorldCa53592181

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