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True stories from history

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Published by Belford, Clarke in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saint Bartholomew"s Day, Massacre of, France, 1572.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hugh De Normand.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC149 .D41 1885
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24197165M
    OCLC/WorldCa11456399

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