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splendid century.

Lewis, W. H.

splendid century.

by Lewis, W. H.

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Published by William Morrow in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 287-297.

    SeriesMorrow paperback editions
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22283125M

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    W. H. Lewis is the author of 'The Splendid Century: Life in the France of Louis XIV' with ISBN and ISBN [ read more ] Marketplace prices. The Sunset of the Splendid Century: The Life and Times of Louis De Bourbon Duc Du Maine FIRST EDITION: HARDBACK in JACKET. by LEWIS, W. H. (Warren Hamilton.),

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W.H. Lewis wrote this famous book (dedicated to his brother C.S.) inbut it has stood the test of time very well and provides an excellent introduction to the history of France during the reign of Louis XIV.

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