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Straparola; trans, Waters, W.G.; ill, Garnier, Jules and Hughes, E.R.

Published by Privately printed for the members of the Society of Bibliophiles, London, 1901 (1901)

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About this Item: Privately printed for the members of the Society of Bibliophiles, London, 1901, 1901. VG+/, first ed in this form, 1901, Straparola, trans, W.G. Waters; ill, Jules Garnier and E.R. Hughes, The Facetious Nights of Straparola, Volume 1 of 4, Part of The Italian Novelists, Volume 1 of 7, first pub in 16th century, hardcover, buff cloth boards with ornate gilt scene and edge dec, 15x22cm, faded ornate gilt column dec and lett, 4001 rough-cut unmarked pp, tissue prot frontis +5 tissue prot ill, stories from The East, brought into Venice by traders, "with a frame narrative, participants of a party on the Island of Murano tell each other stories but it took an innovative approach by also including folk and fairy tales" which are the basic children's tales of today, a tight square copy, soft corners. Seller Inventory # Spq3509

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Giovanni Francesco Straparola, W. G. Waters

Published by Society of Bibliophiles, London (1898)

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About this Item: Society of Bibliophiles, London, 1898. Hardcover. First Edition. Very Good in boards. LImited edition #802 of 1000. Printed on Venetian deckel edge paper. Some edge wear, bumped with light soiling. Translation By W. G. Waters; Hand Colored Illustrations By Jules Garnier And E. R. Hughes. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Seller Inventory # 87865

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The Facetious Nights of Giovanni Francesco Straparola: Waters, W. W.

Waters, W. W.

Published by Burton Ethnological Society, Boston (1905)

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About this Item: Burton Ethnological Society, Boston, 1905. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First English language edition, 7 volumes complete, TEG, grey covers, NF, lovely set, ill. by Jules Garnier and E. R. Hughes in b/w. Artistic bp of Frank Parker on pastedown. First published in 1898 in limited edition by the Members of the Society of Bibliophiles in London with ill. in colour. Date is a guess. Enjoyable reading. This is a rare variant of the original with same gilt spine design but lacking the front gilt design. Seller Inventory # 117763

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Waters, B.G.:

Published by London: The Society of Bibliophiles 1898, (1898)

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About this Item: London: The Society of Bibliophiles 1898, 1898. Fien copy of the first english edition, complete in four volumes . Number 12 of an edition of 500 copies, printed on Japanese Vellum. The book was first publishes 1550 ff. under the title ` Le piacevoli notti ` containing 75 stories.The collection was modeled after the ` Decamerone` . Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Gr.-8°. XXI, 402 S. 10 plates, II, 376 S. 6 plates , IV, 401 S. 10 plates, IV , 316 S. Grüne Original-Leinenbände mit reicher Goldprägung und Kopfgoldschnitt ( green orig.-cloth with gilt ). Seller Inventory # 402626

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W.g. Waters

Published by Society of Bibliophiles, London - New York (1898)

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About this Item: Society of Bibliophiles, London - New York, 1898. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Not Issued. Jules Garnier , E.r. Hughes , A.r.w.s. (illustrator). 1st. printed on venetian deckel edge paper. limited to 1000 copies. 7 volume set. contains tissue guard. gold gilted and stamped. T.E.G. 4 edge untrimmed edges.-the facetious nights volume 1: 399 pages -the Facetious Nights volume 2: 359 pages. some pages are lose from binding. -The Facetious Nights volume 3: 401 pages. The Facetious Nights volume 4: 315 pages. The Pecorone volume 1: 328 ages -the Pecorone volume 2: 321 pages. The Pecorone volume 3: 276 pages. A collection of 75 stories by Italian author and fairy-tale collector Giovanni Francesco Straparola. Modeled after Boccaccio's Decameron, it is significant as often being called the first European storybook to contain fairy-tales; it would influence later fairy-tale authors like Charles Perrault and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Madonna Corsina of Naples sends her son to study at Bologna, where he falls sick and dies. Of a device of his contrived so that his mother may not be over-grieved at his death. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Eurotica. Seller Inventory # 56732

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The Facetious Nights of Straparola, with The: STRAPAROLA, GIOVANNI FRANCESCO,

STRAPAROLA, GIOVANNI FRANCESCO, SER GIOVANNI FIORENTINO, WATERS, W. G. [trs.]

Published by The Society of Bibliophiles, London (1898)

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About this Item: The Society of Bibliophiles, London, 1898. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good +. Limited Edition. The Facetious Nights of Straparola (4 Volume set). The Pecorone (3 Volume set). Sold together, 7 volumes. Limited set of 1000 numbered copies, both of these sets are 838. Now first translated into English from the Italian by W. G. Waters. Illustrated by Jules Garnier and E. R. Hughes. Grey coloured cloth with gilt image to front boards, with gilt lettered and decorated spines. Spines faded, otherwise an about fine 7 volumes. Boards, cloth and interior very good. Clean and bright throughout. Bindings tight and square. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Captioned tissue guarded plates. A very handsome set. Fairy tales, folk tales. "Consists of an exquisite and delightful collection of humorous, witty and mirthful conversations, fables and enigmas including singing, music and dancing during the thirteen nights of the carnival at Venice." Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 001808

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Straparola, Giovanni Francesco; Translation By W. G. Waters; Hand Colored Illustrations By Jules Garnier And E. R. Hughes

Published by The Society Of Bibliophiles, London (1898)

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About this Item: The Society Of Bibliophiles, London, 1898. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Three Quarter Red Morocco, Red Morocco Spine Labels, Marbled Boards And Matching Marbled Endpapers, All Edges Gilt. Number 27 Of 100 Copies Of The Aquarelle Edition, With All Plates Hand Colored. Light Wear At Ends Of Spines And Rubbing To Small Areas Of Spines, Touch Of Rubbing To Tips. No Names Or Marks Or Bookplates Or Stains. International Postage At Usps Insured Box Rate. Seller Inventory # 039138

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Straparola Da Caravaggio, Giovanni Francesco.

Published by The Society of Bibliophiles, London (1898)

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About this Item: The Society of Bibliophiles, London, 1898. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Illustrated by Jules Garnier and E. R. Hughes (illustrator). First Edition Thus. A handsome binding in red morocco with 5 spine bands over red marbled boards. Gilt decoration & lettering. Top edges gilt. Matching marbled endpapers. This is copy "C" of a limited edition of 26 with text printed on Japanese vellum paper. There is a triplicate set of each illustration: Aquarelle, Tint and Japanese Proof. Each illustration is protected by a labeled tissue guard. Vol #1: [xii, 402pp, 10 illus]. Vol #2: [6, 376pp, 6 illus]. Vol 3; [6, 404pp, 10 illus]. Vol # 4: [6, 318pp, 6 illus]. Vol # 1 is VG+ with light rubbing to spine top & corners. Vols #2 - 4 are near fine. Wikipedia: "First published in a single volume in 1555, THE FACETIOUS NIGHTS OF STRAPAROLA is a collection of 75 stories by Italian author and fairy-tale collector Giovanni Francesco Straparola. Modeled after Boccaccio's Decameron, it is significant as often being called the first European storybook to contain fairy-tales; it would influence later fairy-tale authors like Charles Perrault and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm". Literature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1500 pages. Seller Inventory # 17654

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