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Louis Fourteenth, and the writers of his age

Jean FrГ©dГ©ric AstiГ©

Louis Fourteenth, and the writers of his age

by Jean FrГ©dГ©ric AstiГ©

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Published by J. P. Jewett and company, Jewett, Proctor and Worthington; [etc., etc.] in Boston, Cleveland, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism. [from old catalog]

  • Edition Notes

    Statementbeing a course of lectures delivered (in French) to a select audience in New York,
    ContributionsKirk, Edward Norris, 1802-1874. [from old catalog]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ243 .A8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 413 p.
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23402101M
    LC Control Number11021664

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Louis Fourteenth, and the writers of his age by Jean FrГ©dГ©ric AstiГ© Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Louis Fourteenth, and the writers of his age: being a course of lectures delivered (in French) to a select audience in New York.

[J -F Astié; Edward Norris Kirk; John P. Jewett and Company (Boston, Mass.),; Jewett, Proctor, and Worthington,; Sheldon, Lamport &.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September – 1 September ), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi Soleil), was King of France from 14 May until his death in His reign of 72 years and days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history.

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