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Georgiana

Devonshire, Georgiana Cavendish Duchess of.

Georgiana

extracts from the correspondence of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire

by Devonshire, Georgiana Cavendish Duchess of.

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Devonshire, Georgiana Cavendish, -- Duchess of.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by the Earl of Bessborough.
    ContributionsBessborough, Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, Earl of.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13758345M


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