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The Princess of Clèves

Madame de La Fayette

The Princess of Clèves

a novel

by Madame de La Fayette

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Published by The Nonesuch press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Supposed to have been written with the assistance of Segrais and La Rochefoucauld.

Statementby Madame de La Fayette, translated from the French by H. Ashton, with an introduction by Jean Cocteau and illustrations by Hermine David.
ContributionsSegrais, Jean Regnauld de, 1624-1701, La Rochefoucauld, François, duc de, 1613-1680, Ashton, H. 1882-1952, David, Hermine, 1886-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1805.L5 A72 1943
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 150 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22059083M
LC Control Number43006722

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