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The Decameron (Modern Library #71.4)

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1959]

Stock No.: 77140

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Good only copy of the classic collection of ancient stories. Translated (and with translator's note) from the Italian by Frances Winwar. Complete and unabridged. --- Toledano spine 8, w/light grey cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1959 (though 1955 publication date appears in book). Jacket style h, verso advertises 385 titles in ML catalog. ML #71.4. --- With water-spotting to topstain, evidence of exposure to moisture, otherwise an unmarked, clean copy. Price-clipped dust jacket is very rubbed & w/some s... View more info

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The Decameron

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1981

Stock No.: 83833

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A fancy reprint edition of the 14th century author's collection of 10 stories which have long been considered the ultimate in tales and have provided numerous plot lines for subsequent works by others. Translated by G. H. McWilliam and with woodcut illustrations by José Narro. --- In full leatherette-like black cloth-covered boards with gilt decorations on covers and spine; title gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A bright, tightly-bound, clean copy but with slight scratches to textblock edges.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10... View more info

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The Decameron (Modern Library #71.4)

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1955]

Stock No.: 76251

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Translated (and with translator's note) from the Italian by Frances Winwar; includes preface by the author. Complete and unabridged. --- In Toledano spine 8 w/full grey cloth covers, gilt titling stamped on black blocks, cover and spine, & grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1955 date (likely publication date). Jacket style i, verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. ML #71.4. --- Exposure to dampness has caused jacket to adhere to covers (now detached but bits of jacket remains on covers). Volume is otherwise clean and intact. Dust jacket with chips & rubbing, bears original $1.45 flap price... View more info