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George VI a new biography by Patrick Howarth

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • George, VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952

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Edition Notes

StatementPatrick Howarth.
LC ClassificationsDA584 .H68 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 292 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2079019M
ISBN 100091710006
LC Control Number88114468

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