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A lady in waiting to Queen Victoria

Ponsonby, Mary Elizabeth Bulteel lady

A lady in waiting to Queen Victoria

being some letters, and a journal of Lady Ponsonby

by Ponsonby, Mary Elizabeth Bulteel lady

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Published by J. H. Sears & company, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Court and courtiers.,
  • Great Britain -- Intellectual life.

  • Edition Notes

    London edition (J. Murray) has title: Mary Ponsonby; a memoir, some letters, and a journal.

    Statementedited by her daughter, Magdalen Ponsonby.
    ContributionsPonsonby, Magdalen, 1864-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA565.P85 A3 1927a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22908109M
    LC Control Number28014579

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