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Published by Printed by A. Maxwell ... in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementwritten by the thrice noble, illustrious, and excellent princesse, the Duchess of Newcastle.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1509:10.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8], 123, 122 p.
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16753075M

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