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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Blue Ribbon Books, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 908

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, black embossed lettering and decoration on spine, black embossed medallion on cover, decorated endpapers. Illustrated with full-page Art Deco style B&W plates by Steele Savage. Translated by John Payne. . Former owner's name neatly stamped on blank preliminary page, head of spine lightly pulled, spine mildly sunned, corners softly bumped, boards gently rubbed, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (xvi), 528, (1) pp View more info

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The Decameron of Boccaccio

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Bibliophilist Society: N.D.

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22736

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, white lettering on spine, foredge deckle, top edge red, B&W frontispiece . Spine sunned and moderately worn, ex-libris and personal note on fep, hinges sprung, else good. FAIR. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 307 pp View more info

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The Decameron (Two Volumes, Complete)

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Boni & Liveright: 1925

Edition: Limited Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26873

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Limited edition, signed by the publisher on the Limitation Page (this is number 1,753 of only 2,000). Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spines, gilt medallion portraits and blind-stamped borders and decoration on covers, deckle edges, yap edges, orange and black title pages. Profusely illustrated with 48 full-page, B&W engravings by Clara Tice. Translated by John Payne. Introduction by Francis Hueffer (his article from the famous 11th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica). . Hinges split on endpapers only, but hinges strong; former owner's bookplates on ffeps, otherwise un... View more info