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life of St. Francis de Sales bishop and prince of Geneva, founder of the order of the Visitation. by de Marsollier Dean of the Cathedral of Uses.

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Published by Printed by W.J. Quarterly in Shepton-Mallet .
Written in English


  • Francis, -- de Sales, Saint, -- 1567-1622.

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StatementTranslated from the original French of M. de Marsollier, Dean of the Cathedral of Uses, by the Rev. William Henry Coombes ... .
ContributionsCoombes, William Henry, tr.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17960296M

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