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general history of the highways, in all parts of the world

Nicolas Bergier

general history of the highways, in all parts of the world

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Published by printed, sold by D. Brown [etc.] in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Roads -- Rome.,
    • Roads -- Early works.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG28 .B42
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 164 p.
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL241019M
      LC Control Numberca 13000876
      OCLC/WorldCa23620222


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