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Master Richard s Bestiary of Love and Response
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ISBN 10 : 9781557531759
Pages : 73 pages
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This affordable reprint edition of the beautifully illustrated translation of Richard de Fournival's Bestiary of Love and the anonymous Response makes this medieval examination of the nature of love accessible to students and the general reader.

Master Richard s Bestiary of Love and Response

This affordable reprint edition of the beautifully illustrated translation of Richard de Fournival's Bestiary of Love and the anonymous Response makes this medieval examination of the nature of love accessible to students and the general reader.

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