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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York, Bombay & Calcutta .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Italy.

Subjects:

  • Gardens -- Italy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementafter drawings by George S. Elgood, R. I., with notes by the artist.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB466.I8 E6
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6996824M
LC Control Number08014727
OCLC/WorldCa570238

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