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Each County is pablished separately, (price 19.) and'(The remainder of the Series is in a rapid course of is therefore complete in itsell; containing a compen.

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upaffected), exbibiting much of the ease so remarkable HISTORY OF FRANCE, in tbe writings of Dr. Goldsmitb." From the earliest Periods to the Second Retura of

Edinburgh Monthly Reriew, Jan. 1920.. "Louis XVIII. to the Tbrone of his Ancestors.

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