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A glimpse of empire

Jessica Douglas-Home

A glimpse of empire

by Jessica Douglas-Home

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Published by Michael Russell in Norwich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Durbars,
  • Sources,
  • Diaries,
  • Travel,
  • Coronation,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJessica Douglas-Home
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS413 .D66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25369702M
    ISBN 100859553213
    ISBN 109780859553216
    LC Control Number2012429362
    OCLC/WorldCa766345795

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