2 edition of Some Roman monuments in the light of history found in the catalog.
Some Roman monuments in the light of history
|Statement||by Cara Berkeley ; with a foreword by His Eminence Cardinal Lepicier.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 467 p. :|
|Number of Pages||467|
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History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Berkeley, Cara. Some Roman monuments in the light of history. London, Sheed & Ward, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cara Berkeley.
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