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illustrated history of Italy

Milton Gendel

illustrated history of Italy

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Italy -- History -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Illus. on endpapers.

      Other titlesHistory of Italy.
      Statementintroduction by Denis Mack Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG467 .G44 1966a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination286 p.
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5565418M
      LC Control Number67070338

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