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A short history of Rome and Italy

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Published by Pub. for the Bay View reading club by C. Scribner"s Sons in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- History,
    • Italy -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mary Platt Parmele ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG468 .P22
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 296 p.
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6998401M
      LC Control Number08019712
      OCLC/WorldCa6498145


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