The Decameron or Ten Days' Entertainment by Giovanni Boccaccio, 1947.
Published by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. HC1. Dimensions : 192mm x 130mm x 35mm. Weight : 0.640kg net. Condition : Good.
The Decameron or Ten Days' Entertainment by Giovanni Boccaccio. Translated by John Payne with drawings by Jean O'Neill. Published by The World Publishing Company, 2231, West 110th Street, Cleveland, Ohio. The Living Library Series manufactured in the United States of America. HC1. The Special Contents of this Edition Copyright 1947.
Dimensions : 192mm x 130mm x 35mm.
12mo, 704 light gloss numbered pages.
Condition/Notes : Good. DJ : Fair. The DJ is vibrant colour but has wear and tears to edgesand creasing to faces. The spine is sunned and faded. Front DJ fold is quite good with light wear top and tail and back fold similar. Front maroon linen board has light wear edges and light bumps corners with some light marking to face. Gilt on black circular illustration in centre with title around in gilt. Back board plain maroon linen with light wear. Spine has light wear top and tail and gilt print. Blank off-white front e/p with 10/6 written in pencil handscript top rh corner. pp follows with title. Title page with details and black and white illustration; verso publishing details. Contents follows. The pages are clean and in good condition with slight toning to edges. Binding quite tight and fully intact. Top edge inked in black. Fore-edge plain and dusted. Bottom edge dusted with some marking. An interesting copy of the classic novel illustrated in black and white. Please view the images below :
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