Prince Philip
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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


  • Philip, Prince, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1921-

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDA591.A2 A65 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p.
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5811404M
LC Control Number60050283

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