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The Constable of the Tower.

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Published by Printed only for subscribers by G. Barrie in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Seymour, Thomas Seymour, Baron, 1508?-1549 -- Fiction

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StatementWith port. [of Edward VI] by Holbein and 6 etchings by Gaston-Louis-Stéphane Rodriquez and Georges Chardon, after paintings by J.L. Gerome Ferris.
SeriesHis Historical romances
LC ClassificationsPR4002 .C62 1898
The Physical Object
Pagination475 p.
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5899815M
LC Control Number63056073

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