Life in XVIII century Venice.
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Published by Greater London Council in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art, Italian -- Italy -- Venice -- Exhibitions.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- In art -- Exhibitions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsIveagh Bequest, Kenwood (London, England)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6921.V5
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18890258M

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