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Published by Longman,Green, Longman, and Roberts in London .
Written in English


  • Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, -- Duke of, -- 1769-1852.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby G.R. Gleig.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 727 p., (16) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages727
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20921401M

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