A short history of France from Cæsar"s invasion to the battle of Waterloo

by Agnes Mary Frances Robinson

Publisher: G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York, London

Written in English
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Statementby Mary Duclaux (A. Mary F. Robinson) ...
LC ClassificationsDC39 .D8 1918a
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 345 p.
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6607817M
LC Control Number18010031

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