Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S., Author of the "Sylva": To which is Subjoined the Private Correspondence Between King Charles I. and Sir Edward Nicholas, and Between Sir Edward Hyde, Afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, Volumen 4

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H. Colburn, 1854
 

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