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    Sale 2488 | Lot 34
    Price Realized: $520With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 34

      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]

      Estimate $400 - 600

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


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $520