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A courtesan of paradise

Margaret Trouncer

A courtesan of paradise

Louise, duchesse de La Vallière, or Sister Louise of the Order of Mount Carmel

by Margaret Trouncer

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • La Vallière, Françoise-Louise de La Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de, 1644-1710.,
    • Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.,
    • France -- Court and courtiers.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Margaret Trouncer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC130.L4 T7 1936
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6336983M
      LC Control Number36011027
      OCLC/WorldCa2131027

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