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BOCCACCIO, Giovanni.

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  1. Le decameron de Jean Boccace.
    A fine edition illustrated in large part by Gravelot: "One of the most accomplished illustrated books of the 18th century" (Cohen-de Ricci 158-61); "one of the masterpieces of the illustrated book" (Ray 15). The imprint is false; the book was published in Paris by Prault. The French translation is by Antoine Jean Le Maçon.... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 114589

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  2. 131121
    First edition of Payne's translation, number 574 of an unspecified number of copies. Payne's translation was the first truly complete edition of the Decameron in English, and is additionally extensively footnoted. In his own 1971 edition of the Decameron, G. H. McWilliam called it "splendidly scrupulous but curiously archaic"... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 131121

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