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Mediaeval Sicily

Cecilia Waern

Mediaeval Sicily

aspects of life and art in the middle ages

by Cecilia Waern

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Italy -- Sicily,
  • Art, Medieval,
  • Sicily (Italy) -- History,
  • Sicily (Italy) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Cecilia Waern.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG867.2 W2, DG867.2 W33
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 354 p., 73 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21256854M

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