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Published by Spring Books in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

First English translation published 1848.

Statementtranslated by Sir Richard Burton; drawings by MichaelAyrton.
ContributionsBurton, Richard, Sir, 1821-1890., Ayrton, Michael, 1921-1975.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13707271M

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The Pentameron of Giambattista Basile by Burton, Title: pentameron giambattista basile. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Giambattista Basile books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. STORIES FROM THE PENTAMERONE by Giambattista Basile. Selected and edited by E. F. Strange. Illustrated by Warwick Goble. This Italian collection of folk-tales now known as Il Pentamerone was first published at Naples, and in a Neapolitan dialect that kept it out of northern European tradition for two centuries, by Giambattista Basile, Conte di Torrone, who is believed to have collected them.