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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

£24.99

Product description

A special private printing for the Naverre Society. Faithfully translated by J. M. Rigg with an illustrated introduction and sixteen hand-coloured illustrations from original drawings by Lois Chalon; two volumes in one. Red dust-jacket is a bit grubby with some wear and tear around the edges in the usual places, original price of 42/- is intact. Bright red boards with gilt emblem on the front and details and decoration on the spine, still bright. Foxing to inside boards and end-papers, all pages generally brown towards the edges. Front boar is becoming detached before the frontispiece. No inscription or dedications. All the illustrations are intact and in good condition. Publication is undated but it is thought to be around the early/mid 1900s; it is unusual for a book of this age to be in good condition, including a jacket.

Item details

Author(s):
Rigg (Trans.)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
226 x 155 x 45 mm approx.
Edition:
unknown
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Naverre Society

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A special private printing for the Naverre Society. Faithfully translated by J. M. Rigg with an illustrated introduction and sixteen hand-coloured illustrations from original drawings by Lois Chalon; two volumes in one. Red dust-jacket is a bit grubby with some wear and tear around the edges in the usual places, original price of 42/- is intact. Bright red boards with gilt emblem on the front and details and decoration on the spine, still bright. Foxing to inside boards and end-papers, all pages generally brown towards the edges. Front boar is becoming detached before the frontispiece. No inscription or dedications. All the illustrations are intact and in good condition. Publication is undated but it is thought to be around the early/mid 1900s; it is unusual for a book of this age to be in good condition, including a jacket.

Author(s):
Rigg (Trans.)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
226 x 155 x 45 mm approx.
Edition:
unknown
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Naverre Society

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