The spirit of French letters
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Published by The Chautauqua press in Chautauqua, N. Y .
Written in English


  • French literature -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementby Mabell S. C. Smith
SeriesChautauqua home reading series
LC ClassificationsPQ119 .S6
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 374 p.
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14646026M
LC Control Number12015829

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