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Pierre Gilles" Constantinople a modern English translation with commentary by Pierre Gilles

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Published by Italica Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description and travel,
  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- Antiquities,
  • Turkey -- Antiquities

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Kimberly Byrd.
SeriesItalica Historical Travel Guides
ContributionsByrd, Kimberly May.
LC ClassificationsDR720 .G513 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16320940M
ISBN 109780934977692
LC Control Number2007022698

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