The Decameron. Giovanni BOCCACCIO.
The Decameron.

The Decameron.

New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. Hardcover. Translation by John Payne. Illustrations by Clara Tice. Complete 2-volume set. Half burgundy calf gilt lettering and compartments and pale red paper over boards. xxix, 374pp; xi, 355pp. Top edges gilt. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, numerous illustrations. Very good. Faint edgewear, with mild soiling to cloth. Item #40214

Francis Hueffer introduces this sumptuous edition, which the Volume I colophon limits to 2000 numbered copies (this #1540) signed by the publisher. Most copies are bound in black cloth, while this custom-bound set bears handsome half calf.

Price: $300.00

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