The prince and his lady
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The prince and his lady the love story of the Duke of Kent and Madame de St. Laurent. by Mollie Gillen

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, 1767-1820.,
  • St. Laurent, Julie de, 1760-1830.,
  • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDA506.A6 G5 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 314 p.
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5706627M
LC Control Number70162367

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