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Tales of adventure from modern French authors

Frederick Charles Roe

Tales of adventure from modern French authors

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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French language -- Readers.,
  • Short stories, French.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Frederick C. Roe ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1275 .R6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 9-176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6352392M
    LC Control Number37009717
    OCLC/WorldCa7034958

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