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Description of a view of Rome, ancient and modern, with the surrounding country

Robert Burford

Description of a view of Rome, ancient and modern, with the surrounding country

taken from the tower of the Capitol ...

by Robert Burford

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Published by Printed by W. Osborn in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Rome (Italy) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Printed wrappers.

      Statementpainted by Robert Burford, from drawings taken by himself in 1837.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG805 .B85
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7019562M
      LC Control Number10013770
      OCLC/WorldCa11406667


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