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4 edition of Constantinople from Byzantium to Istanbul. found in the catalog.

Constantinople from Byzantium to Istanbul.

David Talbot Rice

Constantinople from Byzantium to Istanbul.

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Published by Stein and Day in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Turkey,
  • Istanbul
    • Subjects:
    • Art -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- History,
    • Art, Byzantine -- History,
    • Art, Turkish -- History,
    • Art, Islamic -- Byzantine influences

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 207-208.

      StatementPhotos. by Wim Swaan.
      ContributionsSwaan, Wim, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7170 .R5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination214 p.
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5953080M
      LC Control Number65026428

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