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Great fight between William the German, and Louis the Frenchman

Great fight between William the German, and Louis the Frenchman

shewing [sic.] how Louis went out for wool and came home shorn.

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall in London .
Written in English


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A political satire occasioned by the War between France and Germany in 1870-71.

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Open LibraryOL14211868M

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