The Decameron of Boccaccio


Boccaccio, Giovanni; Thomas Derrick (Illust.)


Boccaccio, Giovanni; Thomas Derrick (Illust.). The Decameron of Boccaccio. London: Chatto & Windus, 1924. First Edition. pp. xxxii, 555. 8vo., measuring 5.5″ x 8.25″. Publisher’s original teal cloth over boards, bright gilt lettering to the spine, and front board; untrimmed page edges. Striking full-page colour illustrations throughout. Excepting some light sunning to the spine, the extremities remain in near fine condition. Contents equally without blemish with bright, clean, and unmarked pages and firm, sound binding; near fine. Rare to be offered in commerce in this condition, and state. A most handsome presentation of a classic of Italian literature. Hardcover. (#5088) $145.00