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Vatican and the Basilica of St. Peter = Le Vatican et la basilique de Saint-Pierre by Paul Marie Letarouilly

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Published by A. Tiranti in London .
Written in English


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Other titlesLe Vatican et la basilique de Saint-Pierre.
StatementPaul Letarouilly ; pref. by A. E. Richardson.
SeriesPrecepts in art
LC ClassificationsNA7756.R8.L36 1882a
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Paginationv. :
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Open LibraryOL14729024M

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