The Taunus: Or, Doings and Undoings, Being a Tour in Search of the Picturesque, Romantic, Fabulous and True ; the Roman Antiquities of the Taunus, and the Donnersberg -- with Reflections on the Character, Manners, and Habits of the People

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Kirchheim, Schott & Thielmann, 1837 - Germany - 636 pages
 

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