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Published by Taplinger Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 346-364.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC137 .P12 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 373 p.
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5885979M
LC Control Number63018335
OCLC/WorldCa1370942

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