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Napoleon and his family the story of a Corsican clan by Walter Geer

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Published by Brentano"s in New York .
Written in English


  • Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821.,
  • Bonaparte family.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: [v. 1] p. 341-343.

Statementby Walter Geer.
LC ClassificationsDC203 .G3
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22904986M
LC Control Number27018981

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