The Paris Estafette; Or, Pilferings from the Paris and Dover Post-Bag ... Embellished with Portraits and Wood Cuts. [Dedication Signed: F. L., I.e. F. Lloyd?]

G. Biggs, 1842 - 430 Seiten
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