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A viceroy"s India

leaves from Lord Curzon"s notebook

by George Nathaniel Curzon Marquis of Curzon

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Map on lining papers.

    Statementby the Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ; edited by Peter King ; introduced by Elizabeth Longford.
    ContributionsKing, Peter, 1925-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS448
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192p.,(8)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22331073M
    ISBN 100283991666

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