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Medallions from early Florentine history

Emily Underdown

Medallions from early Florentine history

by Emily Underdown

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Published by Swan Sonnenschein in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Emily Underdown (Norley Chester)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 253 p.
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26985068M
OCLC/WorldCa11281462

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