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The Nymphs of Fiesole.

The Nymphs of Fiesole.

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The Nymphs of Fiesole.

by Boccaccio, Giovanni

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Verona. Editiones Officinae Bodoni. 1952. Bound in half gilt ruled Vellum and paper covered boards. Gilt titles to spine. t.e.g. 4to. 7.5" x 11.5 This Edition, has been pinted in Griffo type on the hand-press in 225 numbered copies on hand-made Fabrino paper, of which this is number 93. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Bartolommeo Di Giovanni for a lost Quattrocentro Edition, which were used to illustrate various later texts and now been reesembled and recut by Fritz Kredel. Very mild usual foxing to fore-edge. Very slight foxing to front and rear pastedowns. A Very Fine crisp copy.


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The Nymphs of Fiesole.
Boccaccio, Giovanni
Bound in half gilt ruled Vellum and paper covered boards. Gilt titles to spine. t.e.g.
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Editiones Officinae Bodoni.
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4to. 7.5" x 11.5

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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...