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Queen Christina by Georgina Masson

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Published by Cardinal in London .
Written in English


  • Christina, -- Queen of Sweden, -- 1626-1689,
  • Queens -- Sweden -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorgina Masson.
LC ClassificationsDL719 .M35 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination405 p. [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18479903M
ISBN 100351173463

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