2 edition of Memoires of the transactions in Savoy during this war found in the catalog.
Memoires of the transactions in Savoy during this war
by Printed for M. Gylliflower, W. Freeman, M. Watson J. Walthe, and R. Parker in London
Written in English
|Statement||made English from the original.|
|Series||Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 795:12.|
|Contributions||Savage, John, 1673-1747.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 3-180 p.|
|Number of Pages||180|
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Memoires of the transactions in Savoy during this war: wherein the Duke of Savoy's foul play with the allies, and his secret correspondence with the French king, are fully detected and demonstrated, by authentick proofs, and undeniable matter of fact: with remarks upon the separate treaty of Savoy with France, and the present posture of affairs with relation to a.
Memoires of the transactions in Savoy during this war wherein the Duke of Savoy's foul play with the allies, and his secret correspondence with the French king, are fully detected and demonstrated, by authentick proofs, and undeniable matter of fact: with remarks upon the separate treaty of Savoy with France, and the present posture of affairs with relation to a Author: John Savage.
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