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Published by Abbeville Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 -- Pictorial works,
  • Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896- -- Pictorial works,
  • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Edward VIII, 1936 -- Pictorial works,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHugo Vickers ; introduction by Joseph Friedman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA580 .V48 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL751659M
ISBN 100789202263
LC Control Number97146152
OCLC/WorldCa35550749

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