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The French exhibition of horrors

a sermon on the sin of torturing animals, preached in the Middle Parish Church, Greenock, Scotland, Sept. 8, 1878; and in the Scotch Kirks of Bayfield and Varna, Huron, Canada, July 6, 1879

by John Moffatt

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Published by Hunter, Rose in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Moffatt
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 36266, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 36266
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (23 fr.).
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24367161M
ISBN 100665362668

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