Brantôme : the writer as portraitist of his age by Robert D. Cottrell

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Published by Librairie Droz in Genève .

Written in English

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  • Brantôme, Pierre de Bourdeille, -- seigneur de, -- d. 1614.

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Bibliography: p. 156-159.

Book details

StatementRobert D. Cottrell.
SeriesEtudes de philologie et d"histoire -- 15
LC ClassificationsPQ1605 B8C6
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p. --
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14370653M

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