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Italy and Italian literature.

Charles Herbert

Italy and Italian literature.

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Published by Printed for Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Italian literature -- History and criticism,
    • Italy -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Charles Herbert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG426 .H53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 367 p.
      Number of Pages367
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6937991M
      LC Control Number04006676
      OCLC/WorldCa4550228


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