Italy and its inhabitants
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Italy and its inhabitants an account of a tour in that country in 1816 and 1817: containing a view of characters, manners, customs, governments, antiquities, literature, dialects, theatres, and the fine arts, with some remarks on the origin of Rome and of the Latin language by Jacques Augustin Galiffe

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English



  • Italy


  • Italy -- Description and travel,
  • Italy -- Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby James Aug. Galiffe.
LC ClassificationsDG426 .G15
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6936515M
LC Control Number04002934

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