age of Louis XIV by Packard, Laurence Bradford

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Subjects:

  • Louis -- XIV, -- King of France, -- 1638-1715,
  • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715

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Statementby Laurence Bradford Packard.
SeriesThe Berkshire studies in European history, Berkshire studies in European history
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LC ClassificationsDC125 .P3, Microfilm 37787 DC
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755429M

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