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Memoirs of a Renaissance Pope
Pius II Pope
|Other titles||The commentaries of Pius II.|
|Statement||translated by Florence A. Gragg ; edited, with introd., by Leona C. Gabel ; ill. selected by Ruth Rubinstein.|
|Contributions||Gabel, Leona C. 1895-1980.|
|LC Classifications||BX1308 .A38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||381 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||381|
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