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Petrarch in America a survey of Petrarchan manuscripts. by Michael Jasenas

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Published by Folger Shakespeare Library in [Washington] .
Written in English



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  • Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374 -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.,
  • Manuscripts, Italian -- United States -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWilkins, Ernest Hatch, 1880-1966.
LC ClassificationsZ6616.P49 J37
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 63 p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5069832M
ISBN 100875980473
LC Control Number74078556

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