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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

Boccaccio, Giovanni

Published by The Folio Society, Westminster, 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Trumpington Fine Books Limited (Gilmilnscroft, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom)

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A super copy of this limited edition leather bound Folio Society publication in a solander box. Copy number 141 of 1750 numbered copies printed by St Edmundsbury Press and bound by Real Lachenmaier, Germany, in red Wassa goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements in gilt and black. Silk page divider attached at the head of the spine. Upper edges gilt. Illustrated with numerous reprductions of aquatints by Buckland-Wright throughout. There is a slight blemish to the head of the front board - which may be part of the normal variation expected in leather. The book remains fresh, clean and tight. Comes in a super green solander box with the title Decameron embossed down the length of the spine. Also contains the 6pp booklet entitled The Happy Art of Narration : readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron. A fine copy. Shipping from the UK. Bookseller Inventory # 223707

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Title: The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

Publisher: The Folio Society, Westminster

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: Reprint.

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