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Venice observed.

McCarthy, Mary

Venice observed.

[Comments on Venitian civilization and notes on the plates by André Chastel; color photos. of paintings by Hans Hinz, Claudio-Emmer, photos. of Venice by Inge Morath.]

by McCarthy, Mary

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Published by G. & R. Bernier in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Venice (Italy) -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesArt and places, 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG674 M23 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199p.
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14232698M


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