praise pf Paris or, a sketch of the French capital; in extracts of letters from France ... 1802 by Stephen Weston

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Statementby S.W. (i.e. Stephen Weston).
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Paginationx, 186 p. :
Number of Pages186
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Open LibraryOL21424961M

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