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Queen of the head-hunters

Brooke, Sylvia Leonora (Brett) Lady, rani of Sarawak

Queen of the head-hunters

the autobiography of H. H. the Hon. Sylvia Lady Brooke, Ranee of Sarawak.

by Brooke, Sylvia Leonora (Brett) Lady, rani of Sarawak

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sarawak
    • Subjects:
    • Brooke, Sylvia Leonora (Brett) Lady, Rani of Sarawak, 1885-1971,
    • Queens -- Sarawak -- Biography

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS38 .B73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 194 p., 16 plates.
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5004868M
      ISBN 100283980990
      LC Control Number76517783

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