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5 edition of A popular history of France found in the catalog.

A popular history of France

from the first revolution to the present time

by Henry Marie Radegonde Martin

  • 350 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Henri Martin ; translated by Mary L. Booth and A.L. Alger ; fully illustrated with wood and steel plates by A. de Neuville, Leopold Flaming, G. Staal, Viollat, Philippoteaux, Liénard, and others.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v., <134> leaves of plates :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14035093M

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