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Picturesque France

HГјrlimann, Martin

Picturesque France

the country, the people and the landscape.

by HГјrlimann, Martin

  • 137 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Brentano"s Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- France,
  • France -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. by Paul Valéry.
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesOrbis terrarum
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16782287M


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