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The Book of the Courtier (Everyman's University Paperbacks)

by Baldesar Castiglione

ISBN 0460118072 / 9780460118071 / 0-460-11807-2
Publisher Dutton Adult
Language English
Edition Softcover
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The Book of the Courtier was written, partly at Urbino and partly at Rome, between the years 1508 and 1516, and was first printed at the Aldine Press, Venice, in the month of A pril, 1528. There have since been published more than one hundred and forty editions, a list of which will be found at page 417 of this volume. The first Spanish version, by Juan Boscan A lmogaver, was issued at Barcelona in 1534; the first French version, by Jacques Colin, was issued at Paris in 1537; the first English version, by THOMAS HOBY, was issued at London in 1561; the first Latin version, by HiERONYMUS Turler, was issued at Wittenberg in 1561; the first German version, by Lorenz Kratzer, was issued at Munich in 1566. The present edition consists of five hundred numbered copies, of which this isN
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