Adelaide of Brunswick

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Adelaide of Brunswick

Donatien Alphonse François, comte de Sade


Adelaide of Brunswick


Translated by

Professor Hobart Ryland, University of Kentucky

from an unpublished manuscript recently discovered among

the papers left by the Marquis de Sade


The Scarecrow Press ☆ Washington, D. C. ☆ 1954

Copyright, 1954, by Hobart Ryland


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