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Paris and its historical scenes by George L. Craik

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Published by C. Knight in London .
Written in English


  • Paris (France) -- Description and travel,
  • Paris (France) -- History

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Edition Notes

Statement[George Lillie Craik]
SeriesLibrary of entertaining knowledge
LC ClassificationsDC733 .C88 1831
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24188115M
LC Control Number02003661

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