Frederick the Great
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Published by Harper and Row in New York .
Written in English


  • Friedrich -- II, -- der Grosse, King of Prussia, -- 1712-1786

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 292.

Statementpicture research by Joy Law.
LC ClassificationsDD404 .M57
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23319611M
ISBN 10241019222

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