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Voltaire in Love

Nancy Mitford

Voltaire in Love

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Published by Plume .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 1706-1749,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • marquise,,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Du Chatelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil,,
  • 1694-1778,
  • Voltaire,,
  • Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet de

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7770592M
    ISBN 100525481907
    ISBN 109780525481904
    OCLC/WorldCa13651276


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