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A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance Portrait of an Age
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turtleback Books
Publication date June 1, 1993
Binding Prebinding
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781417707690
ISBN-10 1417707690
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $28.15
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: William Manchester's A World Lit Only by Fire is the preeminent popular history of civilization's rebirth after the Dark Ages.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781454908944
 
Ill edition from Sterling Pub Co Inc (October 28, 2014); titled "A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance-Portrait of an Age"
9781454908944 | details & prices | 317 pages | 7.75 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 2.16 lbs | List price $29.95
About: This beautifully illustrated new color edition of the classic New York Times bestseller brings readers more intimately into the medieval world than ever before.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780316545563
 
Reprint edition from Back Bay Books (June 1, 1993)
9780316545563 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Chronicles the historical transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, profiling the age's leading figures and noting key events and accomplishments
from Little Brown & Co (June 1, 1993)
9789990057966 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $0.02
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780786148585 Book cover for 9780786169245
 
With Barrett Whitener (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (March 1, 2007); titled "A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance; Portrait of an Age"
9780786148585 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.25 × 2.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Chronicles the historical transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and focuses on riveting figures of the era--such as Leonardo da Vinci, Lucrezia Borgia, Henry VIII, and others--and notes key events and accomplishments.
With Barrett Whitener (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (March 1, 2007)
9780786169245 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.25 × 2.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $72.95
About: Chronicles the collapse of the Dark Ages and the achievements of thought and imagination that constituted the Renaissance, profiling the age's leading figures and noting key events and accomplishments.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (June 1, 1993)
9781417707690 | details & prices | List price $28.15
About: William Manchester's A World Lit Only by Fire is the preeminent popular history of civilization's rebirth after the Dark Ages.

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