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3 edition of Simple guide to Italy found in the catalog.

Simple guide to Italy

by Hugh Shankland

  • 318 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Global in Folkestone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Etiquette,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: 1996.

    Other titlesItlay.
    Statementcustoms and etiquette ; Hugh Shankland
    SeriesSimple guides
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1923 .S43 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24749630M
    ISBN 101860340865
    ISBN 109781860340864
    OCLC/WorldCa45735656

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