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TWO WORKS OF SHORT STORIES WRITTEN BY BOCCACCIO

[1.]: Boccaccio, Giovanni. Il Decameron di messer Govanni Boccacci, cittadin fiorentino, di nuouo ristampato, e riscontrato in Firenze con testi antichi, & alla sua vera lettione ridotto dal caualier Lionardo Saluiati, ... et in questa vltima impressione adornato di figure appropriate a ciascheduna nouella. In Venetia: appresso Alessandro Vecchi, 1597.

4to (200x140 mm), half leather binding, marbled paper at boards, gilt littering and decorations at spine; pp. [16], 479, [1]. Large printer device at title-page. Many xyl. engraved illustrations in the text, head- and final-pieces, initials.

Provenance: Handwritten ownership inscriptions at title-page.

References: IT\ICCU\PUVE\009327. OCLC, 557448357 and 771265531.


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[2.]: Boccaccio, Giovanni. Trenta novelle di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio scelte dal suo Decamerone Ad uso principalmente de' modesti giovani, e studiosi della Toscana favella, Con la descrizione della Pestilenza stata in Firenze nel 1348 dello stesso Autore. Il tutto tratto con grande diligenza dalle ottime edizioni del dalla Volpe e del Comino. In Roma: presso Simon Rosini, 1799.

12mo (178x108 mm), price book in paper board binding, with gilt decorations at boards and at spine, gilt dedication on a leather label at front board, gilt title on a leather label at spine; pp. XI, 236.

Provenance: Handwritten prize dedication at first free-leaf (“Premio a Remigio Castellani, 1823, studi elementary, dono del maestro privato, Don Antonio Invernizzi”).

References: IT\ICCU\LO1E\030766 (5 copies). OCLC, 797265204.

Condition

[1.]: Traces of use. Brownings and spots. Overall, a good copy.
[2.]: Traces of use to the binding (worn). Untrimmed edges. A good copy.

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[Novellas] Boccaccio, Decameron, 1597-1799, 2 works

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