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Published by H. Milford, Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Russia

Subjects:

  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Fiction.,
  • Russia -- History -- Alexander I, 1801-1825 -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Leo Tolstoy; translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. With an introduction by Aylmer Maude.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThe world"s classics,, 233-235
ContributionsMaude, Louise Shanks, 1855-1939, translator., Maude, Aylmer, 1858-1938 translator.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.T588 W9
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6662007M
LC Control Number24004706
OCLC/WorldCa3489601

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