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The inordinately strange life of Dyce Sombre : Victorian Anglo-Indian MP and 'chancery lunatic'

Author: Michael Herbert Fisher
Publisher: London : C. Hurst, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born of Euro-Indian heritage and due to inherit a principality in Northern India, Dyce Sombre was raised by a Muslim courtesan, served as an MP in London and wandered Europe as he fought insanity  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fisher, Michael Herbert, 1950-
Inordinately strange life of Dyce Sombre.
London : C. Hurst, 2010
(OCoLC)764009640
Named Person: David Ochterlony Dyce Sombre; David Ochterlony Dyce Sombre
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Herbert Fisher
ISBN: 9781849040006 1849040001
OCLC Number: 426115051
Description: xx, 396 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael H. Fisher.

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