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The siege of Calais

M. de Belloy

The siege of Calais

A tragedy. From the French of Mr. De Belloy. With historical notes.

by M. de Belloy

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Published by printed for J. Hoey sen.,P. Wilson, J. Exshaw, S. Cotter, H. Saunders, E. Watts, W. Slator [sic, for Sleator], J. Potts, S. Watson, J. Williams, J. Hoey jun., and D. Chamberlaine in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4475, no. 01.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination70p.
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16912128M


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