The golden century : Europe 1598-1715 / Maurice Ashley.
Maurice Ashley 1907-1994Book
Europe in the seventeenth century / by David Ogg.
London : Black
Reprint of 1943 issue.
Bibliography: p. 553-561.
Copy 3: 1943 issue.
The history of Europe
viii, 576 p.,  folded leaves of plates : maps
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