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Published by J.M. Dent in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, -- Duke of, -- 1769-1852.

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Edition Notes

StatementLord Gerald Wellesley & John Steegmann ; foreword by Philip Guedalla.
ContributionsSteegmann, John, 1899-1966.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13931911M

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