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Italian Renaissance studies.

Ernest Fraser Jacob

Italian Renaissance studies.

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Published by Faber .
Written in English


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Originally published (B60-8554) 1960.

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Pagination507p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages507
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19237426M


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