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Published by P.J. Kenedy and sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Francis, -- de Sales, Saint, -- 1567-1622

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Ornsby.
ContributionsCamus, Jean-Pierre, 1584-1652
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18029909M

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