Lord Birkenhead being an account of the life of F.E. Smith, first earl of Birkenhead by C. E. Bechhofer Roberts

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  • Birkenhead, Frederick Edwin Smith, -- Earl of, -- 1872-1930.,
  • Great Britain -- Biography.

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Made and printed in Gt. Brit.

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Statementby Ephesian.
LC ClassificationsDA566.9.B53 R6 1927
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Paginationix, 11-224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23083994M

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