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tale of the Pyrenees

Pierre Loti

tale of the Pyrenees

(Ramuntcho)

by Pierre Loti

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Published by Frederick A. Stokes in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Pierre Loti [i.e. J. Viaud] ; translated from the French by W. P. Baines.
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14145572M


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