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The fair ladies of the Winter palace

A. S. Rappoport

The fair ladies of the Winter palace

by A. S. Rappoport

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Published by Holden & Hardingham in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Biography.,
    • Soviet Union -- Court and courtiers.,
    • Soviet Union -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 313-314.

      Statementby Dr. Angelo S. Rappoport ...
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK37.2 .R3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 314 p. incl. plates, ports.
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6574729M
      LC Control Number15005608
      OCLC/WorldCa1006250

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