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November 11, 2019 12:00PM - November 17, 2019 7:00PMCalender
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Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence, and Conversation.

$4,613$3,750
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence, and Conversation. London: by Isaac Jaggard, for Mathew Lownes, 1625. [bound with] The Decameron, Containing an Hundred Pleasant Novels, the Last Five Dayes, London: Jaggard, 1620, two small folio volumes bound as one, elaborate woodcut title comprising six oval scenes from the tales; first edition of volume two; second edition of volume one, with title printed within publisher's large woodcut compartment, numerous 17th century inscriptions to first title; bound in very good contemporary speckled English calf, neatly rebacked; I: A2-6 (lacking first blank A1), B-V6, Aa8, Bb-Mm6, Oo5; II: [pi]3, [para]4, 2[para]4, 3[para]2, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa6; http://estc.bl.uk/S107074; http://estc.bl.uk/S106639; 11 x 7 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

Isaac Jaggard, Mathew Lownes, London