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The rise and fall of Venice

Philip Longworth

The rise and fall of Venice

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Venice (Italy)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Longworth.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 322 p., [12] p. of plates, leaf of plate :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23833230M


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