London: J.F. Dove, 1820. Later edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 6-579,  pp. Later half maroon morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt with the spine in six compartments, gold lettering and decorations on the spine; all edges marbled. Marbled endpapers and pastedowns. lllustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait of Boccaccio. To which are prefixed remarks on the Life and Writings of Boccaccio; and an advertisement. An attractive edition of the Decameron, a series of comedic stories a group of people tell one another while taking shelter from the Black Plague. Very Good. Item #000010418
Very Good or better with minor rubbing to the tips, a contemporary bookplate on the front pastedown, and a small annotation on the final leaf.