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Governors General of Canada, 1867-1975

Canada. Library of Parliament. Information and Reference Branch.

Governors General of Canada, 1867-1975

select bibliography = Les Gouverneurs généraux du Canada, 1867-1975 : bibliographie sélective

by Canada. Library of Parliament. Information and Reference Branch.

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Published by Information and Reference Branch, Library of Parliament in [Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Governors general -- Canada -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes English and French publications.

    Other titlesLes Gouverneurs généraux du Canada, 1867-1975.
    Statement[compiled in the Information and Reference Branch of the Library of Parliament].
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 44 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15067144M


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