The Decameron. The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation. Translated into English [by John Florio] anno 1620; with an Introduction by Edward Hutton, and Wood-cuts in the Renaissance manner by Fritz Kredel.

Boccaccio, Giovanni; Edward Hutton (intr.); Fritz Kredel (illustr.); George Macy (design); John Florio (transl.).

Published by New York: Limited Editions Club., 1940
Condition: Good Hardcover
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TWO VOLUMES. 4to. 536 pp., Very Good, Half Black Gilded Calf On Decorative Cloth Covered Boards, with staining on cloth boards, minor rubbing on gilt top edge of text block, shelf wear & rubbing along leather bound spine, otherwise Near Fine. Provenance: John Ruyle; bookplate of previous owner, Alice Dyar Russell, inside cover of Volume I. Numbered 55 of 530 copies, signed by Illustrator Fritz Kredel on colophon page. New Translations have been supplied for stories omitted from the Florio translation. Bookseller Inventory # 15-4874

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Title: The Decameron. The Modell of Wit, Mirth, ...

Publisher: New York: Limited Editions Club.

Publication Date: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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