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natural history of love.

Hunt, Morton M.

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Love -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementDecorations by Warren Chappell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ12 .H75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination416 p.
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6273372M
    LC Control Number59011050
    OCLC/WorldCa1260557

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