2 edition of Tales about Rome and modern Italy. found in the catalog.
Tales about Rome and modern Italy.
1844 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
|Statement||By Peter Parley ... With numerous engravings on wood..|
|Contributions||Tegg, 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|
|Pagination||xii, 356p. :|
|Number of Pages||356|
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