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Sicily, the garden of the Mediterranean

Francis M. Guercio

Sicily, the garden of the Mediterranean

the country and its people

by Francis M. Guercio

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 300-301.

Statementby Francis M. Guercio
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG864 .G8 1954
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24558780M
LC Control Number54036567


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