Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1977. Hardcover. Translation by G.H. McWilliam. Illustrations by Ann Grifalconi. Small 4to. Full black calf with gilt lettering and extensive decorations. 644pp. All edges gilt. Sewn-in blue satin page marker. Illustrations, blue watered silk endpapers. Fine. Item #43018
A tight and pristine modern translation of these 14th century Italian novellas. A volume in this publisher's "The Collected Stories of the World’s Greatest Writers" series. Laid in is this publisher's 12mo 22-page explanatory booklet.