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life of Napoleon by Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky

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Published by J.M. Dent in London, Toronto .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Dmitri Merezhkovsky ; translated from the Russian by Catherine Zvegintzov.
LC ClassificationsDC203 .M56 1929
The Physical Object
Pagination375 p. ;
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14970094M

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