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Paris in old and present times

with especial reference to changes in its architecture and topography

by Hamerton, Philip Gilbert

  • 7 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Roberts in Boston .
Written in English

  • Architecture -- France -- Paris.,
  • Paris (France) -- Description and travel.,
  • Paris (France) -- History.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p.
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24181308M

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