Seventeenth century France

by G. R. R. Treasure

Publisher: Rivingtons in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 548 Downloads: 125
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  • France -- History -- Louis XIII, 1610-1643,
  • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715

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Bibliography: p. 517-523.

Statementby G. R. R. Treasure.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 548 p. :
Number of Pages548
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23825108M

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