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Scenes from the court of Peter the Great

based on the Latin diary of John G. Korb, a secretary of the Austrian legation at the court of Peter the Great
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N.L. Brown , New York
Russia -- History -- Peter I, 1689-1725, Soviet Union -- Social life and cu
Statemented. by Dr. F. L. Glaser.
SeriesHistorical miniatures, v. 1
ContributionsGlaser, F. L., MacDonnell, Charles, Count.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK130 .K83 1921
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 174 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23331430M
LC Control Number21001385
OCLC/WorldCa3447921

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