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Published by Worthington in New York .
Written in English


  • Gramont, Philibert, comte de, 1621-1707.,
  • Great Britain -- Court and courtiers.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Anthony Hamilton; edited, with notes, by Sir Walter Scott. Illustrated
ContributionsScott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 396 p.
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24180750M

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