The Decameron Boccaccio Easton Press 1980

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The Decameron by Boccaccio

The Decameron – The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation. A collection of novellas structured as a frame story containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men sheltering in a secluded villa just outside Florence to escape the Black Death, which was afflicting the city. Boccaccio probably conceived of The Decameron after the epidemic of 1348, and completed it by 1353. The various tales of love in The Decameron range from the erotic to the tragic. Tales of wit, practical jokes, and life lessons contribute to the mosaic.

Features;

  • 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Collectors Edition
  • Publisher Easton Press,Norwalk, Connecticut, USA; 1980
  • Full Leather Hardback, Silk Moire Endpapers, Gilt Page Edges, Silk Ribbon, 536pp
  • Wood-cuts in the Renaissance manner by Fritz Kredel.
  • Size 260 x 180mm, 1.8kg

Condition: Brand New – Still In Original Unopened Cellophane Wrap

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Weight 1.8 kg

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