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1 Bush, Douglas CLASSICAL INFLUENCES IN RENAISSANCE LITERATURE: Martin Classical Lectures Volume XIII
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Rubbing to covers, minor wear to spine ends, light tanning to pages, bumped upper rear cover corner, mild fading to spine, else very good plus copy in blue cloth with gilt Oberlin College seal to front cover and gilt lettering to spine; no dust jacket. 
Two lectures which were delivered at Oberlin College during the autumn of 1947. The lectures are surveys of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, including the literature, life, and thought in a half dozen countries over many centuries. Notes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Hall, Anne Drury CEREMONY AND CIVILITY IN ENGLISH RENAISSANCE PROSE
University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1991). 0271007702 / 9780271007700 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth, with gilt lettering to the spine; in a decorative dust jacket. 207 pages, index. 
A study that traces the literary treatment of ceremony and civility in English literature from medieval times to the Enlightenment, including analysis of works by Boethius, Thomas More, Philip Sidney, Richard Hooker, and Thomas Browne. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Hart, Thomas R. CERVANTES AND ARIOSTO: Renewing Fiction
(Princeton, New Jersey): Princeton University Press, (1989). 0691067694 / 9780691067698 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in olive cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 150 pages, bibliography, index. 
A comparison of Cervantes' DON QUIXOTE and Ariosto's ORLANDO FURIOSO, and how both books are transitional milestones from the Medieval to the Renaissance, deal with chivalric romance, and comically examine how life cannot match the literary romances. 
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4 Jestaz, Bertrand; Paris, I. Mark, translator ART OF THE RENAISSANCE
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1995). 0810919486 / 9780810919488 First U.S. edition. 895 illustrations and photo-reproductions of sculpture, including 164 plates in full-color, 1 map, and architectural plans. Hardcover. Fine in white cloth, lettered in gilt to the spine, a paste-on photo-reproduction to front cover, decorated endpapers; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
This lavish volume follows the development of the various Renaissance styles, through Italy, France, England, Germany, Spain and Central Europe, and even to Russia, giving an appreciation of the achievements of individual artists, famous and lesser known. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 Mally, E. Louise THE TIDES OF DAWN
New York: William Sloane Associates Inc., (1949). First edition. Hardcover. A bright, fine copy, in an illustrated dust jacket, with mild tears and nicks to the edges, a chip to the lower spine panel, and mild production crease to rear flap. Jacket design by Alan Haemer. 
Set in the Netherlands of the sixteenth century, this novel tells the story of Jacqueline Crois de Chatrois and her love for a wealthy young burgher, during the country's attempts to free itself from Spanish rule and achieve religious freedom. 
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