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An Italian Renaissance reader

An Italian Renaissance reader

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Published by Canadian Scholars" Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renaissance -- Italy -- Sources,
  • Renaissance -- Italy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Paul F. Grendler.
    ContributionsGrendler, Paul F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG533 .I86 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 411 p. :
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21265844M
    ISBN 100921627122

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