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Hellas, a portrait of Greece

Nicholas Gage

Hellas, a portrait of Greece

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Published by Villard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greece,
  • Greece -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nicholas Gage.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23258773M
    ISBN 100394556941
    OCLC/WorldCa14166351


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gage, Nicholas. Hellas. London: Collins Harvill, (OCoLC) Online version: Gage, Nicholas. Hellas. In this revised edition of his Portrait of Greece, Gage, author of Eleni, offers a combination capsule history and travel guide to Athens and to such areas as.

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