The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio : faithfully translated by J.M. Rigg, with an illustrated introduction and 15 photogravures from original drawings by Louis Chalon [complete in 2 volumes]

Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375)

Published by London : Privately printed for the Navarre Society, [n.d., ca. 1920], 1920
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Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked, fine ribbed cloth. Gilt vignette and borders to front cover. Gilt-decorated spine. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 2 v., (xxi, 332p. ; xxiii, 332p.) : illus. plates (t.g.) ; 23cm. Subjects: Decameron -- Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375). Medieval literature -- 14th century. Notes: Titles in red and black with red vignette. Frontis with tissue guard to vol. 1. "This edition of 'The Decameron' is printed upon laid paper of fine quality specially made for the Navarre Society and is strictly limited" --verso t.p., vol. 2. Hardback Kg. 0 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 177225

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Title: The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio : ...

Publisher: London : Privately printed for the Navarre Society, [n.d., ca. 1920]

Publication Date: 1920

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition in this form.

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