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The streets of Paris a guide to the City of Light following in the footsteps of famous Parisians throughout history by Susan Cahill

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Walking,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Neighborhoods,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Streets,
  • Celebrities,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Tours,
  • Artists,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283) and index.

StatementSusan Cahill ; photographs by Marion Ranoux
ContributionsRanoux, Marion, photographer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC708 .C26 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 297 pages
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26926339M
ISBN 101250074320
ISBN 109781250074324
LC Control Number2017004300
OCLC/WorldCa957021774

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