Vatican and the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome.
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Published by A. Tiranti in London .
Written in English


  • Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano.,
  • Architecture -- Rome,
  • Vatican

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Edition Notes

Added t.p. in French and captions in French and English.

StatementCollated and completed by Alphonse Simil. Pref. by Albert E. Richardson.
LC ClassificationsNA7756 R8 L36 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. in 1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14834759M

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