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Published by Oriel Press in Stocksfield, Northumberland, Boston .
Written in English



  • France


  • Visitors, Foreign -- France -- History -- 17th century.,
  • British -- France -- History -- 17th century.,
  • France -- Description and travel.,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJohn Lough.
LC ClassificationsDC24 .L68 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 372 p. :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2594041M
ISBN 100853622183
LC Control Number85147844

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