Lot 14 of 721:
Boccaccio's Decameron illustrated 1/304  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio
Author:
Boccaccio, Giovanni
Place:
London
Publisher:
Privately Printed for Subscribers
Date:
1895
Description:

3 volumes. With illustrated plates after designs by Louis Challon, Jaques Wagrez, C D J Eisen, and Leopold Flameng. Translated by John Payne. (8vo), original tan linen stamped in gilt, heraldic device to front boards, plain red linen dust jackets with gilt stamped spines, top edges gilt. No. 201 of 304 copies of the Florentine Edition, printed on Van Gelder Holland Paper. 

Limited edition of Boccaccio's masterpiece, with numerous illustrated plates. With the decorative bookplates of Richard Johnson.  

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to dust jackets, with fading and some spotting to spines, light fraying and a small tear to spine ends of vol. 1, light rubbing to extremities; light toning to endpapers; very good.
 
Item number:
288995
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