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A gambling man

Charles II"s Restoration game

by Jennifer S. Uglow

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charles -- II, -- King of England, -- 1630-1685,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Restoration, 1660-1688,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJenny Uglow.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA445 .U45 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxi, 580 p., [16] p. of plates
    Number of Pages580
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24073533M
    ISBN 100374281378
    ISBN 109780374281373
    LC Control Number2009025469

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