Kings" mistresses by Alan Hardy

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Published by Evans in London .

Written in English

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StatementAlan Hardy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA308 .H37
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3822157M
ISBN 100237455269
LC Control Number81131824

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