The renaissance of the Greek ideal
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The renaissance of the Greek ideal

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Nombre de lectures 17
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 10 Mo

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THE RENAISSANCE OF
IDEALTHE GREEK
BY
DIANA WATTS
Watts)(Mrs. Roger
AND FORTY-FOURWITH ONE HUNDRED
ILLUSTRATIONS AND DIAGRAMS
) *•
YORKNEW
COMPANYFREDERICK A. STOKES
MCMXIVText copyrighted, igi4, by
Frederick A. Stokes Company
Illustrations copyrighted in
Great Britain
April, jgi4^^/^•^, {zi3^o)
and encouragement'To all those who by their love
have made this book possible
I dedicate it in gratitude
and affection
2052979