Il Decamerone Di M. Giovanni Boccaccio.
Vol. I-V. Illustrated by Gravelot, Boucher, Cochin & Eisen. Londra [Prault], 1757. Prima edizione. Size [xi, 292p; 271p; 195p; 261p; 247p, 5 antiporta con 1 ritratto di Boccaccio, 110 tavole, 97 culs-de-lampe] Brown leather hardboards with gold lettering on maroon labels on spines with five gold nerves, leather generally scuffed & very worn along edges, most corners worn through to boards, most spines very worn, most with large chips & one with lettering affected, page edges lightly dusted & soiled, blue marbled end papers very good, text pages generally very good though a few small lower dog ears, portrait of Boccaccio included within title page engraving of vol. I, illustrations superb except light brown stains affecting corner of vol. IV & title page of vol. V, bookplate on vol. IV reads, "Sir Henry P. de Bathe Bar.," thus internally very good except minor defects noted above, tight bindings & no loose pages, Fair
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