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Voltaire, myth and reality

Kathleen Mary Josephine O"Flaherty

Voltaire, myth and reality

by Kathleen Mary Josephine O"Flaherty

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Published by Cork University Press in Cork .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voltaire, -- 1694-1778.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. iv.

    Statementby Kathleen O"Flaherty.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2122 O4 1945a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14609417M

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