The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment, of Boccaccio; Translated from the Italian. Boccaccio, Giovanni.
The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment, of Boccaccio; Translated from the Italian

The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment, of Boccaccio; Translated from the Italian

London: J.F. Dove, 1820. Later edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [5], 6-579, [3] 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.

Price: $275.00

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