Eliza Lynch Regent of Paraguay. by Henry Lyon Young

Cover of: Eliza Lynch | Henry Lyon Young

Published by Blond in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Lynch, Elisa Alicia, 1835-1886.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 197.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF2686 .L987
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 197p.
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6012477M
LC Control Number66068117
OCLC/WorldCa1880412

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