A house in Sicily by Daphne Phelps

Cover of: A house in Sicily | Daphne Phelps

Published by Carroll & Graff in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Sicily (Italy)

Subjects:

  • Phelps, Daphne -- Homes and haunts -- Italy -- Sicily,
  • Sicily (Italy) -- Description and travel,
  • Sicily (Italy) -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementDaphne Phelps.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG864.3 .P53 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6886408M
ISBN 100786706562
LC Control Number00502465

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