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10 edition of Uncle of Europe found in the catalog.

Uncle of Europe

the social and diplomatic life of Edward VII

by Gordon Brook-Shepherd

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910,
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementGordon Brook-Shepherd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA567 .B83 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination384 p., [12] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5204236M
      ISBN 100151926972
      LC Control Number75029366

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