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Published by A. L. Burt Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby P. C. Headley; with an introduction by G. Mercer Adam.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 410 p. :
Number of Pages410
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17640986M

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