Historical introduction to French phonetics
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Historical introduction to French phonetics

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Published by Dawson in London .
Written in English


  • French language -- Phonetics.,
  • Phonetics.

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Edition Notes

Statementby A. Lloyd James.
LC ClassificationsPC2135 .L6 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 171 p.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5678419M
ISBN 100712902325
LC Control Number68143730

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