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The pleasant nights. Volume 1

Author: Giovanni Francesco Straparola; Donald Beecher; W G Waters
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2012
Series: Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Immensely entertaining and readable, The Pleasant Nights will appeal to anyone interested in fairy tales, ancient stories, and folk creations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Donato Pirovano; Donato Pirovano
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Francesco Straparola; Donald Beecher; W G Waters
ISBN: 9781442699519 1442699515
OCLC Number: 818015844
Notes: Translation of: Le piacevoli notti.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 764 pages) : illustrations, digital file.
Contents: Introduction --
Appendices --
The Pleasant Nights, Volume I. The First Night; The Second Night; The Third Night; The Fourth Night; The Fifth Night.
Series Title: Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library series.
Responsibility: Giovan Francesco Straparola ; edited with introduction and commentaries by Donald Beecher ; translated by W.G. Waters ; thoroughly revised and corrected by the editor.
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