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Published by The Bobbs-Merrill company in Indianapolis, New York .
Written in English



  • France


  • France -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby John G. Coulter.
LC ClassificationsDC110 .C6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv p., 1 l., 17-458 p.
Number of Pages458
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6391767M
LC Control Number39023669

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