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A short history of France

by Mary Platt Parmele

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
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Edition Notes

Issued 1894 under title: The evolution of an empire. A brief historical sketch of France.

Statementby Mary Platt Parmele
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC39 .P26
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24339231M
LC Control Number99000083

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