Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, including The Decameron and On Famous Women.
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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio by Giovanni Boccaccio
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1884. 312 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth hardback. Mild tanning and foxing to pages. Small loss to rear endpaper. Some pages uncut. Text remains clear throughout. Minor edge wear and mild tanning to boards and spine. Mildly use marked. Binding slightly slack due to internal hinge cracking. Loss to title label on spine.  read more
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The Decameron (World's Classics) by Giovanni Boccaccio
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Written in the wake of the Black Death, this book tells of how ten young noble men and women, who have escaped the plague in a country villa outside of Florence, decide to tell each other stories. Themes are playfully restated from one story to another, within an elegant framework.  read more
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Decameron 9781840221336 by Giovanni Boccaccio by Giovanni Boccaccio
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A new version of John Paynes Victorian translation with an Introduction by Cormac O Cuilleanain. 1348. The Black Death is sweeping through Europe. In Florence plague has carried off one hundred thousand people. In their Tuscan villas seven young women and three young men tell tales to recreate the world they have lost weaving a rich tapestry of comedy tragedy ribaldry and farce. Boccaccios Decameron recasts the storytelling heritage of the ancient and medieval worlds into perennial forms  read more
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Il Decameron Di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio, Cittadino Fiorentino by Giovanni Boccaccio
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Il Decameron Di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio, Cittadino Fiorentino  read more
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