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Mrs. Delany at court and among the wits

Delany Mrs.

Mrs. Delany at court and among the wits

being the record of a great lady of genius in the art of living ...

by Delany Mrs.

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Published by S. Paul & Co. Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Llanover, Augusta Waddington Hall, Lady, d. 1896,

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an introduction by R. Brimley Johnson ...
    ContributionsJohnson, R. Brimley 1867-1932.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA483.D3 A2 1925
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliv, 292 p.
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6691771M
    LC Control Number26014224
    OCLC/WorldCa1515267

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