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When lovers ruled Russia

Vladimir Poliakoff

When lovers ruled Russia

by Vladimir Poliakoff

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by D. Appleton and Company in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Russia
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Soviet Union -- Court and courtiers.,
    • Russia -- History -- 1689-1801.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby V. Poliakoff (Augur) ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK37.6 .P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 283, [1] p.
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6721568M
      LC Control Number28027608
      OCLC/WorldCa1485323

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