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Venice and history the collected papers of Frederic C. Lane by Frederic Chapin Lane

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  • Venice (Italy) -- Commerce -- History

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LC ClassificationsHF3589 V4 L35
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 560 p.
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14908276M

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