Valley of Aosta
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Valley of Aosta a descriptive and historica; sketch of an Alpine valley noteworthy in story and in monument. by Felice Ferrero

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Published by Putman in New York .
Written in English


  • Alps,
  • Italy -- Description and travel

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 336 p. pl., map.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14954633M

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