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The splendid century

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- Social life and customs,
  • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. H. Lewis.
    SeriesMorrow paperback editions
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 306 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23374853M
    ISBN 100688060099

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