Secret Archives of the Vatican by Maria Luisa Ambrosini

Cover of: Secret Archives of the Vatican | Maria Luisa Ambrosini

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Archivio vaticano.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [333]-340.

Book details

Statementby Maria Luisa Ambrosini with Mary Willis.
ContributionsWillis, Mary, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCD1581 .A75
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 366 p.
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5694105M
LC Control Number70079374

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