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Published by Cadell and Davies in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Francis Hue ... Tr. by R. C. Dallas, esq.
ContributionsDallas, Robert Charles, 1754-1824, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC137 .H88
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 534 p.
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6939057M
LC Control Number04009407
OCLC/WorldCa4042647

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