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Renaissance in Italy Italian literature by John Addington Symonds

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Published by H.Holt in New York .
Written in English


  • Italian literature,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPQ4075 S94 1881
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24932981M

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