Decameron

by Boccaccio, Giovanni

In the summer of 1348, as the Black Death ravages their city, ten young Florentines take refuge in the countryside. They amuse themselves by each telling a story a day for the ten days they are destined to remain there - a hundred stories of love, adventure and surprising twists of fate. Less preoccupied with abstract concepts of morality or religion than earthly values, the tales range from the bawdy Peronella hiding her lover in a tub to Ser Cepperallo, who, despite his unholy effrontery, becomes a Saint. The result is a towering monument of European literature and a masterpiece of imaginative narrative.

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The Decameron

The Decameron

by Boccaccio, Giovanni

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THE DECAMERON - 2 VOL. SET IN SLIPCASE, SIGNED
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by Giovanni Boccaccio, translated by Richard Aldington, illustrated by Rockwell Kent

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limited edition
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1949
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Garden City: Garden City Publishing, 1949. limited edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 7 x 10 in. Maroon buckram boards. Limited edition of 1500 copies, this is 530, signed by Rockwell Kent on the limitation pg. Condition is VERY GOOD+ ; covers extremely clean with minimal wear to spine ends. Spines a bit sunned. Bindings tight and text spotless.… Read more about this item
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by Boccaccio, Giovanni (Illustrations by Louis Chalon.)

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London: Navarre Society [no date]. (Hardcover set) 332, 404pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. 2 volumes. Red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Color illustrated frontispiece, black and white and color illustrations. "Son of a merchant, Boccaccio di Chellino di Buonaiuto, of Certaido in Val d'Elsa, a little town… Read more about this item
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The Decameron: or Ten Days' Entertainment

by Giovanni Boccaccio

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UNITED STATES: Blackstone Audio, 2012. Audio Book. Very Good. AUDIO CD. 24 NEW! You will receive AUDIO CDs NEW IN THE SHRINK WRAP.Slight shelf wear to the shrink wrap. BRAND NEW CDs inside. Enjoy this new Audio CD performance..
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by BOCCACCIO, Giovanni.

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London: Printed by private subscription and for private circulation only,, 1886. First Payne edition, number 340 of 750 copies on Holland paper, in the rare jackets, an unrecorded variant in which the imprint on the title pages do not state that it was printed "for the Villon Society". "A landmark in the history of the Decameron in English, [and]… Read more about this item
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THE DECAMERON
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THE DECAMERON

by GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO

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FRANKLIN LIBRARY 1981 (1981)
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1981
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FRANKLIN LIBRARY 1981, 1981. FRANKLIN LIBRARY 1981 (1981). Leatherette, 22 kt. gold accents and lettering, printed with acid neutral pages that are thread sewn, not glued together. Near Mint/No DJ as issued. The Decameron. Of Giovanni Boccaccio It was probably in the years 1348-53 that Boccaccio composed the Decameron in the form in which it is read… Read more about this item
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Decameron

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Milan: Societa Tipografica, 1803. hardcover. very good(+). 4 volumes. Thick 8vo, full tree calf, ornately gilt spine and covers (rubbed at extremities), all edges gilt. Milan: Societa Tipographica, 1803. Very good(+).<br/> <br/>
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The Decameron (Two Volumes, Complete)

The Decameron (Two Volumes, Complete)

by Boccaccio, Giovanni

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Limited Edition. First Printing
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1925
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Hard Cover
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NY: Boni & Liveright. Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. 1925. Limited Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. Limited edition, signed by the publisher on the Limitation Page (this is number 1,753 of only 2,000). Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spines, gilt medallion portraits and blind-stamped borders and decoration on covers, deckle edges, yap… Read more about this item
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The Decameron [Complete in 2 Volumes]

The Decameron [Complete in 2 Volumes]

by Giovanni Boccaccio

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London. : Privately Printed. , 1111. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Louis Chalon. Good. Lacking dust jackets. Spines sunned. Endpapers toned. Edition de luxe. 1000 copies printed or England and America.
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THE DECAMERON

THE DECAMERON

by BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

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New York: Limited Editions Club, (1940). Hardcover. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Fritz Kredel. Two large octavo (7-1/4" x 10-1/4") volumes bound in half black calf and decorated linen boards. The first English translation of 1620, plus two tales there omitted. Copy #452 of only 530 copies, one of the scarcest publications of the press, illustrated with woodcuts… Read more about this item
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THE DECAMERON; OR, TEN DAYS' ENTERTAINMENT OF BOCCACCIO [FROM PARTS IN  COLOR]
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THE DECAMERON; OR, TEN DAYS' ENTERTAINMENT OF BOCCACCIO [FROM PARTS IN COLOR]

by Boccaccio, Giovanni

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[1821-1822].
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London: W. Mason for James Griffin. Very Good with no dust jacket. [1821-1822].. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; 12mo, contemp brown morocco & marbled bds, gilt, A. E. G. ; rebacked. With hand-colored additional vignette title, 10 hand-colored plates. Scattered light foxing. Bound from orig 20 weekly parts, "with a highly colored copper-plate engraving to every alternate number."… Read more about this item
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The Decameron.

The Decameron.

by Boccaccio, Giovanni

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London: Isaac Jaggard, 1620. First edition in English of Boccaccio's masterpiece, published by Jaggard published three years prior to his printing of the Shakespeare First Folio. Boccaccio's masterpiece. Folio, 2 volumes, bound in full morocco by Riviere, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, all edges gilt, errata leaf at end of volume one, B1 is a cancellans, woodcut… Read more about this item
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The Decameron (2 Vol)

The Decameron (2 Vol)

by Giovanni Boccaccio

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1893
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Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. Hardcover. Good/None. Limited edition, copy number 62 of 1,000 printed for England & America. Illustrated by Louis Chalon Pages are unmarked. Hinges are cracked. Pages and edges are faded and yellowed. Corners are bumped and worn. Board edges and spine ends are very worn, with loose threads and chipping. Spine ends are softened. Boards… Read more about this item
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The Decameron

The Decameron

by BOCCACCIO, Giovanni,

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1930
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Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Company, , 1930. Rilegato tela (cloth). Molto buono (Very Good). Translated by Richard Aldington. Illustrations by Jean De Bosschère / 16 bellissime tavole a colori e 8 in nero dell'illustratore Jean De Bosschère. 8vo. pp. 576. Molto buono (Very Good). .
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The Decameron; Two Volumes
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The Decameron; Two Volumes

by Giovanni Boccaccio with a tranlatoin by Richard Aldington

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1930
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New York: Covici, Friede, 1930. Hard Cover. good. 2 Volume set. Red cloth. Full page color illustrations by fantastic illustrator Jean De Bossechere. Some fading and light soiling to spines. Interiors very nice.
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THE DECAMERON

THE DECAMERON

by BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

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New York: Limited Editions Club, (1940). Hardcover. Mild rubbing to spine tips. Close to Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with some spotting. Fritz Kredel. Two large octavo (7-1/4" x 10-1/4") volumes bound in half black calf and decorated linen boards. The first English translation of 1620, plus two tales there omitted. Illustrated with woodcuts by Fritz Kredel.… Read more about this item
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Decameron
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Decameron

by BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

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1975
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Il Baccelliere, , 1975. Ottimo (Fine). Opera pubblicata nel VI centenario della morte di Boccaccio. Testo critico di Vittore Branca. Prefazione di Ferruccio Olivi. Il volume è illustrato con opere riprodotte in fotolitografia in 42 tavole a piena pagina di L. Vespignani, F. Clerici, R. Brindisi, A. Sassu, M. Campigli, M. Maccari, G. Omiccioli, A. Salvadori, C. Mattioli,… Read more about this item
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THE DECAMERON; THE MODELL OF WIT, MIRTH, ELOQUENCE, AND CONVERSATION...
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THE DECAMERON; THE MODELL OF WIT, MIRTH, ELOQUENCE, AND CONVERSATION...

by BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI (JOHN)

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Collected Edition
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1980
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1980. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Silk sewn-in bookmark. Illustratyed with woodcuts by Fritz Kredel. Color portrait fromntispiece of the author. First written in manuscript in 1351-53. The author lived from 1313-1375. 536pp.. Collected Edition. Full Red Leath. Fine/No Dudst Jacket. Super Royal Octavo.
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The Decameron

The Decameron

by Giovanni Boccaccio

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First Edition
Published
1954
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Hardcover
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Angus & Robertson, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. Illustrator: Francis J. Broadhurst. Hardcover. 397 pages. *** PUBLISHING DETAILS: Angus & Robertson, 1954. First Edition. *** CONDITION: The book itself is in good condition and comes in very good dust jacket. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages. Dust jacket has minor… Read more about this item
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The Decameron (Penguin Classics)

The Decameron (Penguin Classics)

by Boccaccio, Giovanni

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Paperback
ISBN 10
0140442693
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