Russia and the Low Countries in the eighteenth century = Rossii͡a︡ i Niderlandy v XVIII veke

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Other titlesRossii͡a︡ i Niderlandy v XVIII veka
Statementedited by Emmanuel Waegemans.
SeriesBaltic studies ;, 5
ContributionsWaegemans, Emmanuel.
LC ClassificationsDK67.5.N4 R874 1998
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Paginationv, 340 p. :
Number of Pages340
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Open LibraryOL3647790M
ISBN 109073432057
LC Control Number2002487638

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