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Letters of William von Humboldt to a female friend.

Humboldt, Wilhelm Freiherr von

Letters of William von Humboldt to a female friend.

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Published by J. Chapman in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Letters to Charlotte Diede, most of them written from 1822 to 1835, edited by her, and published after her death by Frau v. Lützow (Therese v. Bacheracht) under title: Briefe an eine freundin ... Leipzig, 1847.

StatementA complete ed., tr. from the 2d German ed., by Catharine M. A. Couper ... With a biographical notice of the writer.
ContributionsDiede, Charlotte, 1769-1846., Couper, Catharine M. A. tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDD422.H8 A47
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6595059M
LC Control Number17005295
OCLC/WorldCa626128


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