Giuseppe Marc'Antonio Baretti  

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Giuseppe Marc'Antonio Baretti (24 April 1719, Turin, Piedmont – 5 May 1789, London) was an Italian-born English literary critic and author of two influential language-translation dictionaries. During his England years he was often known as Joseph Baretti.

Baretti's first notable work was the The Italian Library (1757), a useful catalogue of the lives and works of several Italian authors.

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