TALES From The DECAMERON Of BOCCACCIO. The Hand of John Paul Jr. For Private Issue. Giovanni Boccaccio, 1313 - 1375.
TALES From The DECAMERON Of BOCCACCIO. The Hand of John Paul Jr. For Private Issue.
TALES From The DECAMERON Of BOCCACCIO. The Hand of John Paul Jr. For Private Issue.
TALES From The DECAMERON Of BOCCACCIO. The Hand of John Paul Jr. For Private Issue.

TALES From The DECAMERON Of BOCCACCIO. The Hand of John Paul Jr. For Private Issue.

(n. p.): 1927. Presumed unique. 35 pp. Untrimmed. Illustrated with hand-colored drawings. Folio. 13-3/8" x 8-7/8". Modern maroon quarter-calf binding over marbled paper boards. Binding - Fine. Text block - VG+. Item #49387

The Decameron, subtitled Prince Galehaut and sometimes nicknamed l'Umana Commedia ("the Human Comedy", as it was Boccaccio that dubbed Dante Alighieri's Comedy "Divine"), is a collection of novellas, here rendered in manuscript & beautifully adorned with art by the book's creator who, unfortunately, remains a mystery to this nevertheless appreciative cataloguer.

Price: $2,000.00

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