Contes De Bocace. Traduction nouvelle, augmentee de divers Contes et Nouvelles en vers imites de ce... Contes De Bocace. Traduction nouvelle, augmentee de divers Contes et Nouvelles en vers imites de ce... Contes De Bocace. Traduction nouvelle, augmentee de divers Contes et Nouvelles en vers imites de ce...

Contes De Bocace. Traduction nouvelle, augmentee de divers Contes et Nouvelles en vers imites de ce Poete celebre, par La Fontaine, Passerat, Vergier, Perrault, Dorat et autres; et enrichie de Notes historiques sur les principaux personnages que Bocace a mis sur la scene, et sur les usages observes dans le siecle ou il vivoit. Par A. Sabatier De Castres

Boccaccio, Giovanni

Published by Chez Poncelin, imprimeur-libraire, rue du Hurepoix, Paris, 1801
Condition: vg Hardcover

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11 volumes. xx.276pp. 222pp. 246pp. 382pp. 264pp. 268pp. 202pp. 258pp. 318pp. 248pp. 414pp. Original calf over marbled boards. Raised bands. Top edge gilt. Back board on vol.II completely detached but present. Three inches of backstrip on head of spine on vol.II loose. Head of spine of same volume heavily damaged. Spine's on other volumes slightly sunned. Delightful set of the Decameron, the classic work by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) the great Italian poet. The influence of the Decameron on European literature has been lasting, not merely in Italy, but in France and England. Chaucer and Shakespeare both borrowed from it. Translated from the Italian into French by Antoine Sabatier de Castres. Illustrated with copper engravings. Overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 12905

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Title: Contes De Bocace. Traduction nouvelle, ...

Publisher: Chez Poncelin, imprimeur-libraire, rue du Hurepoix, Paris

Publication Date: 1801

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First French edition.

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