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Venice and its story

Thomas Okey

Venice and its story

by Thomas Okey

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Published by J. M. Dent, E. P. Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art,
  • Description and travel,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    First published 1903.

    Statementby T. Okey, Illustrated by Nelly Erichsen, W. K. Hinchliff & O. F. M. Ward
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 332 p.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25530198M
    OCLC/WorldCa630825

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The story of the Conquest of Constantinople has been told for us by one who played a leading rôle in the drama, Jeffrey of Villehardouin, Marshall of Champagne, who was one of the six envoys sent by the organisers of the crusade to Venice to treat for the transport of the army to the East.

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