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The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni by  W.G. (translator) Waters - Limited Edition - 1898 - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 015469)

The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni

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The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni

by Waters, W.G. (translator)

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London: Privately Printed for Members of the Society of Bibliophiles, 1898. Limited Edition. Octavo. In three volumes limited to only 100 copies, this is copy #3, and is the first translation into English, illustrated with 12 hand-colored plates by E.R. Hughes, printed on Japanese vellum, bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, spine stamped in gilt, all edges gilt, spine ends chipped, short split to leather on upper joint of vol. I but not cracked through binding. The color plates are quite striking. A collection of Shakespearian romance novels.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
015469
Title
The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni
Author
Waters, W.G. (translator)
Book condition
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Edition
Limited Edition
Publisher
Privately Printed for Members of the Society of Bibliophiles
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1898
Keywords
Hand Colored Plates Limited Edition English Translation
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cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
gilt
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... [More]
marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or... [More]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]

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