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Elizabeth, the Queen Mother a twentieth century life by Grania Forbes

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Published by Chivers Press, Thorndike Press in Bath, England, Thorndike, Me .
Written in English


  • Large type books,
  • Biography,
  • Queens

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGrania Forbes
LC ClassificationsDA585.A2 F67 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24764240M
ISBN 100786223103, 0754040526
ISBN 109780786223107, 9780754040521
LC Control Number99048323

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