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——. The Pictorial Catalogue: Mural Decoration in Libraries. Translated by David Gerard. Oxford: Clarendon, 1981.

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Schaer, Roland. Tous les saviors du monde: Encyclopédies et bibliothèques, de Sumer au XXIe siècle. Paris: Bibliothèque nationale/Flammarion, 1996.

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Staikos, Konstantinos Sp. The Great Libraries from Antiquity to the Renaissance. London: Oak Knoll Press and the British Library, 2000.

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Ventura, Leandro, Daniela Ferrari et al. Isabella d'Este: I luoghi del collezionismo: Mantova, Palazzo ducale, appartamenti isabelliani. Modena: Bulino, 1995.

Verheyen, Egon. The Paintings in the Studiolo of Isabella d'Este at Mantua. New York: New York University Press, 1971.

Maryanne Cline Horowitz

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