The Story of Napoleon's Death-mask: Told from the Original Documents

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John Lane, 1915 - 208 páginas
 

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Página 1 - TICE Those who possess old letters, documents, correspondence, MSS., scraps of autobiography, and also miniatures and portraits, relating to persons and matters historical, literary, political and social, should communicate with Mr. John Lane, The Bodley Head, Vigo Street, London, W ., who will at all times be pleased to give his advice and assistance, either as to their preservation or publication.
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