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Courts & camps of the Italian renaissance being a mirror of the life and times of the ideal gentleman Count Baldassare Castiglione derived largely from his own letters and other contemporary sources, to which is added an epitome of his famous work "The book of the courtier," with appreciations & annotations by Christopher Hare [pseud.]. by Christopher Hare

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs,
  • Court and courtiers. [from old catalog],
  • Biography,
  • Renaissance

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Edition Notes

Books consulted: p. 280-282.

ContributionsCastiglione, Baldassarre, conte, 1478-1529
LC ClassificationsDG540.8.C3 A5
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 297, [1] p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24660823M
LC Control Number08031670

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