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Venetian sermons drawn from the history, art & customs of Venice

Robertson, Alexander

Venetian sermons drawn from the history, art & customs of Venice

by Robertson, Alexander

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by G. Allen in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Venice (Italy),
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Church of Scotland -- Sermons.,
    • Sermons, English -- Italy.,
    • Venice (Italy)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alexander Robertson ... With 73 illustrations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG671.3 .R7 1905
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 308 p.
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6990928M
      LC Control Number07037988
      OCLC/WorldCa745601

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