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life of Napoleon I including new materials from the British official records by John Holland Rose

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Published by G. Bell and sons, ltd. in London .
Written in English


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

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Statementby John Holland Rose.
LC ClassificationsDC203 .R82
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6546753M
LC Control Number12021869

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