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Creator:
Borgia, Lucrezia, 1480-1519.
Title:
The prettiest love letters in the world : letters between Lucrezia Borgia & Pietro Bembo, 1503 to 1519 / translation and preface, Hugh Shankland ; wood engravings, Richard Shirley Smith.
Alternate Title(s):
Messer Pietro mio. English
Published/Created:
London : Collins Harvill, 1987.
Physical Description:
[112] p. in various pagings : ill. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 17 Moss no. 113
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger W. Moss
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View finding aid for the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Translation of: Messer Pietro mio.
First English trade edition.
Handset in 14-point Monotype Bembo.
Moss, R.W. Richard Shirley Smith, 113
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original red cloth; dust jacket illustrated with Shirley Smith engravings.
BAC: From the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith.
Subject Terms:
Authors, Italian -- 16th century -- Correspondence.
Bembo, Pietro, 1470-1547. Correspondence.
Borgia, Lucrezia, 1480-1519 -- Correspondence.
Collins Harvill -- Publisher.
Papal States -- Nobility -- Correspondence.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1987.
Correspondence.
Dust jackets (Binding)
Contributors:
Bembo, Pietro, 1470-1547.
Shankland, Hugh.
Shirley Smith, Richard, engraver.
Moss, Roger W., 1940- former owner.
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