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            The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio; The First Five Days and The Second Five Days in Two Volumes [Two Volumes]

Boccaccio, Giovanni [Translated by Richard Aldington] The Decameron (Italian: Decamerone), subtitled Prince Galehaut (Italian: Prencipe Galeotto), is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375). [Aquatints by Buckland-Wright]

(Book #ID 59922)

Published by The Folio Society, London First Edition 1954. 2 Volumes. London 1954.

Uniform matching first edition hard back bindings in publisher's original maroon cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine with red and green decoration to the spine and upper panel. 8vo. 10'' x 6¼''. Contains 393 and 323 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Shallow rubs to the spine tips and upper corners. Near Fine condition books, no dust wrappers. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Amorous Fiammetta | Reprinted from the Original English Edition, Translation of Bartholomew Young (1587)

Boccaccio, Giovanni [Giovanni Boccaccio (16 June 1313 - 21 December 1375), Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist]. Edited and with an Introduction by K. H. Josling and Decorated in Colour by M. Leone.

(Book #ID 97529)

Published by The Mandrake Press, 41 Museum Street, London First Thus Edition 1929. 1929.

First thus edition in publisher's original green tinged limp yapped vellum covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, three naked gilt maidens to the front cover, all page edges gilt. 4to 11½'' x 8¾''. Number 17 of 550 Limited Edition numbered copies. Contains (xlix), 161 printed pages of text with 30 splendid colour illustrations by M. Leone. Vellum covers sun faded down the spine and to the front cover edges, contents in Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Decameron: In Four Volumes; Volume I: The First and Second Day; Volume II: The Third and the Fourth Day; Volume III: The Fifth, the Sixth and the Seventh Day; Volume IV: The Eighth, the Ninth and the Last Day [4 Volumes Complete] Il Decameron: in quattro volumi; Volume I: Il primo e il secondo giorno; Volume II: La Terza e la Quarta Giornata; Volume III: Il quinto, il sesto e il settimo giorno; Volume IV: L'ottavo, il nono e nell'Ultimo Giorno [4 volumi completa]

Boccaccio, Giovanni [The Decameron (Italian: Decamerone), subtitled Prince Galehaut (Italian: Prencipe Galeotto), is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375)].

(Book #ID 88276)

Published Susil Gupta, 22/3C Galiff Street, Calcutta First Indian Edition 1944. 1944.

Uniform matching first Indian edition hard back binding in publisher's original cream paper covered boards, scarlet title lettering to the spines and to the front covers. Privately issued for Subscribers only. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains single-sided erotic single colour and black illustrations through the four volumes. Surface marks to the pale cream, coloured boards, spine of volume IV sun faded, contents in very near Fine condition. Scarce set. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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