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Madame De Staël by Maria Fairweather

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Published by Carroll & Graf Pubs. in New York .
Written in English


  • Staël, -- Madame de -- 1766-1817,
  • Women authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- 18th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMaria Fairweather.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 522 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages522
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13571381M
ISBN 100786713399

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