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Wanderings on the Italian Riviera

George Frederic William Lees

Wanderings on the Italian Riviera

the record of a leisurely tour in Liguria

by George Frederic William Lees

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Published by Sir I. Pitman & Sons, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Riviera (Italy),
  • Liguria (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Riviera (Italy) -- Description and travel,
    • Liguria (Italy) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Frederic Lees; with a frontispiece in colour by Edith S. Lees; sixty photographic illustrations by the author and a map.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG975.R6 L4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 350 p.
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6555383M
      LC Control Number13005674
      OCLC/WorldCa2880818

      The Italian Riviera is a spectacular coastline on the Ligurian Sea extending from the Italian-French border to Capo Corvo, near La Spezia and offering luxuriant mountains to the north and east, and the sapphire blue Mediterranean to the south and west with medieval hilltop hamlets, panoramic vistas, vibrant seaside villages and unspoiled beaches. It has been popular with visitors since Byron /5(1).


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