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Lady Hester Stanhope a biography by Joan Haslip

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


  • Stanhope, Hester Lucy, -- Lady, -- 1776-1839,
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • British -- Middle East -- History -- 19th century,
  • Women travelers -- Middle East -- Biography,
  • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century,
  • Middle East -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJoan Haslip.
SeriesCassell biographies
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20523658M
ISBN 100304314358

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