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The story of the catacombs by Florence Edythe Blake-Hedges

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Published by Jennings and Graham in Cincinnati .
Written in English


  • Catacombs,
  • Christian art and symbolism,
  • Church history

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Edition Notes

StatementFlorence Edythe Blake-Hedges
LC ClassificationsDG807.4
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p., [9] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24785917M

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