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A house in Sicily

Daphne Phelps

A house in Sicily

by Daphne Phelps

  • 76 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaphne Phelps.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG864.3 .P53 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination413 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22988735M
    ISBN 100786223839
    LC Control Number99058235

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