Afloat for eternity, or, A pilgrim"s progress for the times
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Afloat for eternity, or, A pilgrim"s progress for the times

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Published by W. Briggs, C.W. Coates in Toronto, Montreal .
Written in English

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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1980.

Other titlesA pilgrim"s progress for the times.
Statementby Jas. B. Kennedy ; with introduction by Crossley & Hunter.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 07840
The Physical Object
Pagination3 microfiches (103 fr.)
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19096636M
ISBN 100665078404

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