France in the twentieth century

by Walter Lionel George

Publisher: J. Lane company in New York

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  • France -- Civilization.

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Statementby W. L. George.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 385, [1]p.
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14008585M
LC Control Numberw 08000195
OCLC/WorldCa1833450

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