Decameron 1893 Boccaccio Limited Illustrated Edition
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-11-24)
Price : US $9.99
The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio translated by Jon Payne; illustrated with full-page plates by Louis Chalon. Two volume hardcover set published by Lawrence Bullen of London in 1893. Published in an edition of 1,000 copies for England and America; this copy is hand-numbered 135.
These are large books measuring 11 1/4' tall by 7 3/4'. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and design. Volume 1 has a stain to the front cover; a few corners are bumped; there is an attractive previous owner bookplate. Otherwise condition is very good.
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This book is sold (sold on 2008-11-24)
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