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The model of wit, mirth, eloquence and conuersation. Framed for ten days of an hundred curious pieces by seuen honourable ladies and three noble gentlemen...

  • Author

    Boccaccio, Giovanni

  • Date published

    1625

  • Publisher

    [London], Isaac Jaggard for Matthew Lownes, 1625.

  • Subject

    Florio John 1553?-1625

    The Decameron, volume 1

    European literature Renaissance 1450-1600

    Shakespeare William 1564-1616 Sources

  • Accession number

    83421947

  • Class

    SR - OS - 99.3 Italian/

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    A6, B-V6, 2A8, 2B-2N6. [Lacks A1 and 2N6 (blanks)]

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: E1 signed E2, 2N3 signed 2N2; Bound with: The Decameron ... London, 1620. Bibliography, etc. note: STC3173 Ownership and custodial history: Bookplates of Sir Edward Sullivan and of Robert Abdy, Bart.; Purchased Sothebys 11 July 1996 Binding Information: Fine green morocco, gold tooling and gold on all edges; Abdy coat of arms in centre of both boards; edge of I5 and I6 repaired.