history of Portugal from the first ages of the world, to the late great revolution, under King John IV. in the year MDCXL by Manuel de Faria e Sousa

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Statementwritten in Spanish by Emanuel de Faria y Sousa ; translated and continued down to this present year, 1698, by John Stevens.
ContributionsStevens, John, d. 1726.
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LC ClassificationsDP537 .F23
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Pagination[24], 572, [20] p. ;
Number of Pages572
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Open LibraryOL6948059M
LC Control Number04032119
OCLC/WorldCa11077798

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