The Renaissance by Walter Pater The Modern Library No.86

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The book Renaissance is a collection of essays; Walter Pater defined the scope of British Aestheticism. Oscar Wilde described it as 'my golden book, the very flower of decadence,' and it profoundly influenced his aesthetics as well as those of Arthur Symons, Yeats, etc. 

The Renaissance is an excellent addition to your vintage essays of the renaissance collection or home library.


The Renaissance is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears.

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Book dimensions:7x5x1

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