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tragic romance of Alexander II of Russia.

Maurice PalГ©ologue

tragic romance of Alexander II of Russia.

Translated by Arthur Chambers.

by Maurice PalГ©ologue

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander -- II, -- Emperor of Russia, -- 1818-1881,
  • IUr"evskaia, Ekaterina Mikhaǐlovna Dolgorukova kniaginia, -- 1847-1923

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK220 P35 1925
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17924616M


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The Tragic Romance of Alexander II of Russia, by Maurice Paleologue. Translated by Arthur Chambers, with 10 Illustrations Hardcover – January 1, by Arthur Paleologue, Maurice; Chambers (Author)Author: Arthur Paleologue, Maurice; Chambers.

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