a literary source book of the renaissance

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BIBLIOGRAPHIES:Schaff, Philip: The Renaissance. Putnam, 1891. $1.50. This little book of 132 pages is now, unfortunately, out of print. It takes up the subject of tbe Renaissance botb in Italy and in Germany. Chapter I. is devoted to the "Literature of the Renaissance" (pp. 3-6). Each of the 29 chapters following is prefaced with, a special bibliography. Wide margins for additional notation.Cambridge Modem History (noted below). Extensive bibliographies, topically arranged, are to be found in Vol. I., The Renaissance, pp. 693-792.SETS:We now possess, in a more or less complete form, three great sets covering extensive periods of European history. These are, in order of publication :1. The "Oncken" Series: Allgemeine Geschichte in Einzeldarstel-Inngen. Berlin, 1880, ff. Tbe volume 011 the Renaissance is by Geiger, Ludwig: Renaissance und Humanismus in flatten and Deutschland. 1882. This work is considered an excellent authority. The volume is richly illustrated with reprodTable of Contents 1 List of Books on the Italian Renaissance 7; 2 Dante Alighieri : Extract from De Monarchia 11; 3 Francesco Petrarcha: From Epistola varus No 25 14; 4 Giovanni Boccaccio: Introduction to the Decameron;; Novels II and III 21; 5 Franco Sacchetti: Novels CXIV, CXV, CXXI and; CCXVI 30; 6 Poggio Bracciolini : Extracts from the Facelia ; De-; scription of the Death of Jerome of Prague ' 38; 7 Leon Battista Alberti : Extract from // Governo; della Famiglia 51; 8 Aeneas Sylvius: Extract from De Liberomm Edu-; catione 59; 9 Platina ; Extracts from the Lives of the Popes 66; 10 Vespasiano da Bisticci : Extracts from the Vile 73; 11 Lorenzo de'Medici : Letter to his son Giovanni 82 [2 Nicolò Machiavelli : Extracts from the Prince 86 [3 Baldassare Castiglione: Extracts from the Courtier 93; [4 Matteo Bandello : Novels VI and XIII 103; 15 Benvenuto Cellini : Extracts from the Autobiograp
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