Boccaccio, Giovanni THE DECAMERON
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1981). Heirloom Library edition. Bookplate to the front pastedown endpaper, minor wear to the gilt page edges, else near fine in quarter black leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration over grey decorative cloth boards; hubbed spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 749 pp.
The ribald, picaresque medieval masterpiece, smartly produced by Franklin, in the translation by G.H. McWilliam and decorated with the woodcuts of Jose Narro, which originally appeared in an edition published in Barcelona by Ediciones Nauta in 1966.