Author:Boccaccio, Giovanni


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The Decameron of Boccaccio

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $15.95

Publisher: London, The Bibliophist Society: N.D.

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12863

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket; Black cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles and decoration; frontispiece; DJ pieces missing and torn; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding.

"Decameron is a towering monument of medieval pre-Renaissance literature, and incorporates certain important elements that are not at once apparent to today's readers.... Boccaccio [was]... One of the world's greatest masters of vivid and exciting prose fiction." Likely published in the 1930s. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310/307 pages View more info