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    Sale 7576

    Foljambe Collection Removed from Osberton Hall

    30 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 179

    BOCCACIO, Giovanni (1313-1375). Il Decamerone. [colophon: Florence, heirs of Philippo di Giunta], 1527 [but Venice: Pasinello, 1729].

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    BOCCACIO, Giovanni (1313-1375). Il Decamerone. [colophon: Florence, heirs of Philippo di Giunta], 1527 [but Venice: Pasinello, 1729].

    4° (235 x 165mm). Giunta device on title and verso of final leaf. (End quires a little waterstained.) Contemporary vellum with morocco label, blue speckled edges (label chipped, corners bumped). Provenance: H. Mann (stamp on title, initials on flyleaf, bookplate). Reprint of the celebrated 1527 edition, limited to 300 copies. Adams B-2147; Brunet I 999; Gamba 172.


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