Excellent edition of the great work of Italian literature: The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375). 3 volumes. Printed in 1975 to commemorate the Sixth Centenary of Boccaccio’s death, it faithfully reproduces, in the artistic form of its time, the edition illustrated by Jean de Bonnot published in Paris.
The stories also called “The Decameron”, by Maestro Giovanni Boccaccio, Florentine. Translated from the Italian by Juan G. de Luaces, with 237 woodcut illustrations from the 15th century.
Books bound in luxurious leather with gilt plates on both covers and spine, gilt upper edge, guide tape, watermarked laid paper. Format 14.5 x 21 cm.
Edition numbered and limited to 1,499 copies. Interior in perfect condition, bindings with some scratches and small damage to the skin of the spines.
First Volume: 480 pages.
Second Volume: 528 pages.
Third Volume: 512 pages.
“Here ends the book called Decameron, also called Prince Galeoto, which contains a hundred stories told in ten days by seven women and three young men.”
The editorial project that from 1975 to 1983, under the publishing labels Libros Raros y Antiguos (with 18 titles), Círculo de Amigos de la Historia (with 27 collections and 918 titles) and Editora de los Amigos del Círculo del Bibliofilo (with 157 titles) ), represented the most interesting achievement ever made in Bibliophile. Books with their own editions and high-quality facsimiles with bindings that beautify and distinguish any library at very affordable prices.
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