The art of Venice from its origins to 1797 by Filippo Pedrocco

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Published by Scala Riverside, David & Charles in New York, Newton Abbot .

Written in English

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  • Art, Italian -- Italy -- Venice

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StatementFilippo Pedrocco ; [translation, Huw Evans].
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17627393M
ISBN 101878351605

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