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M. Giovanni Boccaccio
M. Giovanni Boccaccio's The Decameron - 4 Volume Illustrated Set (1914)
London: Gibbings & Co. Limited, 1914. Very good; light to be expected wear with age and use (e.g. sunned spine covers, sporadic edge wear at extremities), tight and square bindings, clean light age-toned pages. A nice set. Title: The Decameron.Author: M. Giovanni Boccaccio.Publisher: Gibbing & Co. Limited.Place: London.Publication date: 1914.Description: 1295 Total Pp. Vol. I (250 p.), Vol. II (342 p.), Vol. III (356 p.), Vol. IV (347 p.). 12mo. Four volume complete set. 3/4 green Morocco hardcovers, gilt title/foliate design stamped/embossed on spine covers accented by raised bands, gilt upper leaf edges, green marble boards with matching endpapers, frontispiece images opposite illustrated title page, profusely illustrated text from the plates engraved for the celebrated edition of 1757. The text on which this edition is based is that published by Sharpe in 1822, which was reprinted from the version of 1804, edited by Edward Dubois, this in turn being founded on the anonymous translation of 1741.Dimensions: 1 (5 overall) W x 4.5 D x 7 H inches.
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