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Published by Silver Burdett in Morristown, N.J .
Written in English



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Examines the life of the military genius who crowned himself Emperor of the French and established a vast European empire.

Edition Notes

StatementDonnali Shor ; illustrated by Severino Baraldi.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesWhy they became famous
ContributionsBaraldi, Severino, ill.
LC ClassificationsDC203 .S54 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2739833M
ISBN 100382091655, 0382091701
LC Control Number86042627

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