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life of Sir John French

by Wheeler, Harold Felix Baker

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Published by The Aldine Publishing Co., Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French, John Denton Pinkstone, Earl of Ypres, 1852-1925

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harold F.B. Wheeler ...
    SeriesMen of the moment series,, no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA68.32.F7 W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. incl. front. (port.) illus.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6578805M
    LC Control Number15016422
    OCLC/WorldCa21732135

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