The Decameron - Boccaccio, Limited Editions Club S-6, 530 Copies. Book Title: The Decameron: The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation Framed in Ten Dayes, of an Hundred Curious Pieces, by Seven Honourable Ladies, and Three Noble Gentlemen; Preserved to Posterity by the Renowned John Boccaccio Author: Giovanni Boccaccio.
Wood-cuts in the Renaissance manner by Fritz Kredel. Publisher: The Limited Editions Club, New York Description: Two volumes. 536 pages across both volumes. Limited edition of 530 copies of which this is number 472. Signed by the illustrator, Fritz Kredel Date: 1940 Condition: Both volumes show very little wear with some light rubbing at the spine caps of volume two.The slip case shows moderate edge wear and is beginning to split along one edge. Dust Jacket: None as published. This particular set is not part of that run but was rather published in 1940 as part of their Special Publications series.
In August, September and October of 1940, three works of literature were issued outside of the regular annual subscription series, as "special publications". Since this publication run was only about a third of the normal Limited Editions Club run of 1,500 copies this set is scarcer. Also, please be aware that by law I must fill out a United States custom form and attach it to your package. Please do not ask me to mark your item as a gift. The item "The Decameron Boccaccio, Limited Editions Club S-6, 530 Copies" is in sale since Friday, April 21, 2017.
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