Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 34

Price Realized: $ 520
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. Il Decamerone . . . nuovamente corretto et con diligentia stampato. [8], 284 leaves, including blank 2A8. 4to, 239x163 mm, later 19th-century vellum boards with painted front cover design of abstract blobs surrounding small center oval with title and author lettered on 5 lines, covers slightly warped; negligible marginal soiling and foxing, ink blot in blank lower margin of i5. Bookplate of Francis John Hughes. wide-margined copy. (Florence: heirs of Filippo Giunta, 14 April 1527) [i. e., Venice, 1729]

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one of 300 copies of a type facsimile of the scarce 1527 edition. Gamba 172 note; Renouard (Giunta), pages l-li.