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Great houses of Italy

Great houses of Italy

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Les merveilles des palais italiens.

Statementthis volume conceived by Gaston d"Angelis ; text under the direction of Claude Frégnac ; preface by Jean Giono.
ContributionsFrégnac, Claude., Giono, Jean., Angelis, Gaston d".
The Physical Object
Pagination306p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19316507M

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