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The Facetious Nights Of Straparola

Straparola, Giovanni Francesco


The Society Of Bibliophiles



4 volumes. Illustrated with frontispieces, plates in color and b&w. Text printed on Japanese vellum. 22x14 cm (9x5½") bound in three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, spines with raised bands, gilt-decorated compartments, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. No. 4 of 26 copies of the Bibliophile's Edition. 

Handsomely bound Bibliophile's Edition, with triplicates of plates, each in a different state. 

The Facetious Nights of Straparola, also known as The Nights of Straparola, is a collection of 75 stories by Italian author and fairy-tale collector Giovanni Francesco Straparola.

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Just a bit of rubbing to edges; fine, or nearly so.

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