Louis Fourteenth, and the writers of his age
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Published by J. P. Jewett and company, Jewett, Proctor and Worthington; [etc., etc.] in Boston, Cleveland, Ohio .
Written in English


  • French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism. [from old catalog]

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Edition Notes

Statementbeing a course of lectures delivered (in French) to a select audience in New York,
ContributionsKirk, Edward Norris, 1802-1874. [from old catalog]
LC ClassificationsPQ243 .A8
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 413 p.
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23408830M
LC Control Number11021664

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