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Tales about Rome and modern Italy.

Peter Parley

Tales about Rome and modern Italy.

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Published by Printed for Thomas Tegg ... T. Le Messurier, Dublin ... Griffin and Co., Glasgow; and J. and S.A. Tegg, Sydney and Hobart Town. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Peter Parley ... With numerous engravings on wood..
ContributionsTegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher., Le Mesurier, Thomas, fl. 1844, publisher., Harvey, William, 1796-1866, ill., Williams, Thomas, b. ca. 1800, wood-engraver., R. Griffin and Co,, J. and S.A. Tegg
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 356p. :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19134582M


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