Magic Prague
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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English


  • Prague (Czech Republic) -- Civilization.

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Edition Notes

StatementAngelo Maria Ripellino ; translated from the Italian by David Newton Marinelli ; edited by Michael Henry Heim.
ContributionsHeim, Michael Henry.
LC ClassificationsDB2610 .R5613 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 333 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21175106M
ISBN 100330337793

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