An introduction to the French langauge by Fivas, Alain Auguste Victor de. [from old catalog]

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Published by D. Appleton & co., G. S. Appleton in New York, Philadelphia .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsPC2115 .F55
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Pagination1 p.l., [5]-147 p.
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25454095M
LC Control Number10027124

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