2 edition of Description of a view of Rome, ancient and modern, with the surrounding country found in the catalog.
Description of a view of Rome, ancient and modern, with the surrounding country
|Statement||painted by Robert Burford, from drawings taken by himself in 1837.|
|LC Classifications||DG805 .B85|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||16 p.,  folded leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||16|
|LC Control Number||10013770|
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Description of a view of Rome, ancient and modern, with the surrounding country: from drawings taken by the proprietor, Robert Burford, from the tower of the capitol: now exhibiting at the Panorama, Leicester Square ; painted by the proprietor, Robert Burford, and Henry C. Selous by Burford, Robert, Pages: Rome from its origins to bc Early Rome to bc Early Italy.
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