The Decameron

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni; John Payne, Translation

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A collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375). The book is 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.


Stiff cloth covered wraps; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, heavy age-toning. Moderate handling wear.

Title: The Decameron

Author Name: Boccaccio, Giovanni; John Payne, Translation

Categories: Literature & Poetry, 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works,

Publisher: New York:, The Rhodes Press: [no date circa 1940]

Binding: Stiff Wraps.

Size: 16mo; 830 pages.

lb: 2.00 lb

Seller ID: 008536