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16:57 Feb 9, 2009
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Printing & Publishing / on title page of 1600 book
French term or phrase: sans nom ni lieu
The date, place of publication was almost always given; not so here. What is the English translation please?
Lisa Weil
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3without name or place
Helen Shiner


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
without name or place


Explanation:
Is a literal translation. Perhaps because it was scurrilous or defamatory or otherwise risqué in some way.

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Note added at 13 mins (2009-02-09 17:11:14 GMT)
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So published anonymously, given no title and with no place of publication, I presume. Do you have any idea of its contents?

Helen Shiner
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Local time: 15:08
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Asker: Sounds good, thanks.

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