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Price Realized: $281 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2488 Lot 35
BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. Il Decamerone. 111 engraved plates and 97 culs-de-lampe after Gravelot, Boucher, Eisen, and Cochin. , xi, , 292; , 271, ; , 195, ; , 261, ; , 247 pages, including engraved titles. 5 volumes. 8vo, 204x128 mm, 19th-century mottled sheep gilt, spines scuffed, ends worn, Volume 1 spine chipped at top, rear joint partly cracked; foxing on opening leaves and some plates in each volume, occasional toning of text, blank lower outer corner of L3 restored in Volume 3; cloth slipcase. "Londra" [i. e., Paris], 1757
Estimate $400 - 600
Cohen-de Ricci 160; Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book 15 ("one of the masterpieces of the illustrated book").Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $281