Philip, the man behind the monarchy by Unity Hall

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

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Philip, Prince, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1921-,
  • Princes -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-

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Book details

Other titlesPhilip.
StatementUnity Hall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA591.A2 H35 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2526658M
ISBN 100312019092
LC Control Number88001861

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