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history of the French language

Holmes, Urban Tigner

history of the French language

by Holmes, Urban Tigner

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Published by H. L. Hedrick in Columbus, O .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French language -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Urban T. Holmes, jr. and Alexander H. Schutz.
    ContributionsSchutz, Alexander H. b. 1894.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPC2075 .H6 1935
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6364294M
    LC Control Number38000962
    OCLC/WorldCa4204460

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