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6 edition of The Last Romantic found in the catalog.

The Last Romantic

A Biography of Queen Marie of Roumania

by Hannah Pakula

  • 51 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Queen, consort of Ferdinand I,,
  • Romania,
  • Marie,,
  • Balkan Peninsula - History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Queens,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Queen, consort of Ferdinand I, King of Romania,,
  • Queen,,
  • General,
  • Marie,
  • Biography,
  • consort of Ferdinand I, King of Romania,
  • 1875-1938

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages510
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7648206M
    ISBN 100671463640
    ISBN 109780671463649

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