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Worldly Goods by Lisa Jardine
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Jan 18, 09

bookshelves: non-fiction
Recommended to Ikonopeiston by: MC
Recommended for: almost anyone

Illustration heavy. This book looks at the world from the time of the late Middle Ages through the late Renaissance through the lens of what was bought and sold. The rise of personal libraries was of particular interest to me. The lively prose holds one's attention throughout. Lovely book.

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