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A Florentine merchant

A Florentine merchant

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Florence (Italy) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementseries editor, Giovanni Caselli ; illustrations, Sergio.
    SeriesThe everyday life of
    ContributionsCaselli, Giovanni., Sergio.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG737.26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18055014M
    ISBN 100356113728
    OCLC/WorldCa59157109

    The Silk Merchant’s daughters series is an amazing read. Bianca, the first book of the series opens up with a Florentine Silk merchant called Pietro d’Angelo and his wife. They both want to marry their daughters to very rich men of notable distinction in the society. Free Online Library: Merchant Writers: Florentine Memoirs From the Middle Ages and Renaissance.(Brief article, Book review) by "ProtoView"; General interest Books Book reviews Printer Frien, articles and books.

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    Florentine definition: of or relating to Florence | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Florentine Codex. Sahagún, Fray Bernardino de. Fototipia de Hauser y Menet, [My translation] This version of the Códice Florentine is based on the version of the codex held in Florence as well as on the summary of the original codex, Primeros memorials, held in the Bibliioteca de Palacio, Madrid. B Chapter 1. Book


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Gregorio (Goro) Dati (15 April – 17 September ) was a Florentine merchant and diarist best known for the authorship of The Diaries of Gregorio Dati, which represents a major source for the social and economic historians of the Renaissance Florence, alongside the diaries of Buonaccorso kept a detailed diary outlining his business dealings as well as personal information.

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