British merchants in Naples, 1820-1880 by Barbara Dawes

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Published by Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane in Napoli .

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StatementBarbara Dawes.
SeriesQuaderni dell"Istituto di lingue, Facolta di Economia dei Trasporti e Commercio Internazionale, Istituto Universitario Navale -- 4
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Open LibraryOL20654755M
ISBN 108871043464

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