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An historical and geographical description of France

An historical and geographical description of France

extracted from the best authors, both ancient and modern. By J. De Lacrose, Eccl. Angl. Presb

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Published by Printed for T. Salusbury, and the King"s-Arms, near St. Dunstans Church in fleet-street in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- History -- Early works to 1800,
  • France -- Geography -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    GenreEarly works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1835:4
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[12], 339, 400-691, [9] p.
    Number of Pages691
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15429109M

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