grim Bastille by Friedrich M. Kircheisen

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Published by Hutchinson in London .

Written in English

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Statementtranslated from the German by Arthur Chambers.
The Physical Object
Pagination255p., [7] leaves of plates (1 folded) :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13672529M

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