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Marie Antoniette

  • 460 Pages
  • 2.63 MB
  • English
S. Sonnenschein & Co., Lim. , London
Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, 1755
Statementby Clara Tschudi. Authorized translation from the Norwegian by E.M. Cope ...
ContributionsCope, Edward Meredith, 1818-1873, tr.
LC ClassificationsDC137.1 .T8
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 460 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6939069M
LC Control Number04009425

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