The renaissance of art in Italy
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The renaissance of art in Italy an illustrated history

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Published by Scribner and Welford in New York .
Written in English

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Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1973. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (American architectural books ; reel 7, no. 85).

Statementby Leader Scott.
SeriesAmerican architectural books ;, reel 7, no. 85.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 69000 (N)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 384 p.
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3228392M
LC Control Number83140154

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