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Some fascinating women of the renaissance

Giuseppe Portigliotti

Some fascinating women of the renaissance

by Giuseppe Portigliotti

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Renaissance -- Italy,
    • Women -- Italy,
    • Italy -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of : Donne del rinascimento.

      Statementby Giuseppe Portigliotti; translated by Bernard Miall. With sixteen illustrations.
      ContributionsMiall, Bernard, 1876- tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG533 .P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination285 p.
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6742996M
      LC Control Number30013671
      OCLC/WorldCa1668089

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