Boccaccio's Decameron.The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation framed in Ten Dayes of an hundred curious pieces, by seven honourable ladies, and three noble gentlemen.

Oxford: Printed at The Shakespeare Head Press and published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, 1934-1935.

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

No. 132 of 325 copies. The text for this edition is from Isaac Jaggard's English translation of 1620. The illustrations are from a 1492 edition published in Venice by the De Gregorii brothers. 4to. Three quarters blue morocco and cloth sides, t.e.g., rest uncut. Minor fading to spine, else fine.

Item #313189

A handsomely bound copy of this modern fine press edition of the Decameron.