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A Treasury of ITALIAN FOLKLORE AND HUMOR,

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A Treasury of ITALIAN FOLKLORE AND HUMOR,

by Henry D Spalding

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  • hardcover
Condition
Jacket edges have chips and tears, and sunning to spine. GOOD book in FAIR unclipped dust jacket
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Jonathan David Publishers, Middle Village, New York - 1980 hardcover, 6½" x 9½" (16½cms x 24cms), with dust jacket Jacket edges have chips and tears, and sunning to spine. GOOD book in FAIR unclipped dust jacket This entertaining collection of anecdotes, short stories, play excerpts, jokes, quips, and proverbs is the first book to seriously study the 2,500 years of Italian wit and humor. What the reader will find here is the humorous and folkloristic literature of Italy that stems from Italian sources and is part and parcel of the inimitable Italian personality. Literally hundred of characters come alive in these pages- from the jesters of the Renaissance to the political big shots of today.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
42479
Title
A Treasury of ITALIAN FOLKLORE AND HUMOR,
Author
Henry D Spalding
Format/binding
Hardcover, 6½" x 9½" (16½cms x 24cms), with dust jacket
Book condition
Used - Jacket edges have chips and tears, and sunning to spine. GOOD book in FAIR unclipped dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan David Publishers, Middle Village, New York -
Date published
1980
Pages
340 pages
Keywords
Italian Humor Humour Folklore Personality

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