The Italians

history, art, and the genius of a people

Publisher: Abrams in New York

Written in English
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  • Italy -- Civilization

Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Julius Norwich.
ContributionsNorwich, John Julius, 1929-
LC ClassificationsDG441 .I86 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3160761M
ISBN 100810911086
LC Control Number83002490

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