A short narrative of the life and actions of his grace, John, D. of Marlborough (1711)
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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in Los Angeles .
Written in English


  • Marlborough, John Churchill, -- Duke of

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Statementintroduction by Paula R. Backscheider.
SeriesPublications -- no. 168.
ContributionsBackscheider, PaulaR.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22184121M

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