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The secret history of Henrietta, Princess of England first wife of Philippe, duc d"Orléans ; together with, Memoirs of the court of France for the years 1688-1689 by Madame de La Fayette

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Published by Howard Fertig in New York .
Written in English



  • France


  • Orléans, Henriette Anne, duchesse d", 1644-1670.,
  • Princesses -- France -- Biography.,
  • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715.,
  • France -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 17th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesSecret history of Henrietta, Princess of England., Memoirs of the court of France for the years 1688-1689.
Statementboth by Madame de La Fayette ; translated with an introduction by J.M. Shelmerdine.
ContributionsLa Fayette, Madame de 1634-1693.
LC ClassificationsDC130.O6 L213 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 263 p. ;
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1725794M
ISBN 100865274096
LC Control Number92029820

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