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2 edition of What"s on in Italian folklore. found in the catalog.

What"s on in Italian folklore.

Franco Monaco

What"s on in Italian folklore.

by Franco Monaco

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Published by Automobile club d"Italia L"editrice dell"automobile in [Roma] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Fasts and feasts -- Italy.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Guida alle feste folkloristiche italiane.

      StatementTranslated into English by F. Pollett.
      SeriesGuide LEA
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4852.A2 M613
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p.
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5665774M
      LC Control Number68117406

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