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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Mrs Rosie and the Priest by Giovanni Boccaccio by Giovanni Boccaccio
Four hilarious and provocative stories from Boccaccios Decameron featuring cuckolded husbands crossdressing wives and very bad priests. Introducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguins 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan from Tierra del Fuego to 16thcentury California and the  read more
Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio by Giovanni Boccaccio
A seminal work of European literature that has inspired writers from Chaucer to Shakespeare the Penguin Classics edition of Giovanni Boccaccios The Decameron is translated with an introduction by G.H. McWilliam. In the summer of 1348 as the Black Death ravages their city ten young Florentines take refuge in the countryside. Taken from the Greek meaning tenday event Boccaccios Decameron sees his characters amuse themselves by each telling a story a day for the ten days of their confin  read more
Decameron 9781841593227 by Giovanni Boccaccio by Giovanni Boccaccio
The Decameron subtitle Prencipe Galeotto is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353. It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic. Some believe many parts of the tales are indebted to the influence of The Book of Good Love . Many notable writers such as Chaucer are said to have drawn inspiration from The Decameron .  read more
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Il Decameron... by Giovanni Boccaccio
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Opere Volgari; Corrette Su I Testi a Penna Volume 2 by Professor Giovanni Boccaccio, Ignazio Moutier
Opere Volgari; Corrette Su I Testi a Penna Volume 2  read more
Fiammetta (TREDITION CLASSICS) by Giovanni di Boccaccio, Sophie Brentano
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Decameron: v. 2 (Everyman Paperbacks) by Giovanni Boccaccio
Decameron: v. 2 (Everyman Paperbacks)  read more
Decameron (Oneworld Classics) by Giovanni Boccaccio
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Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
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The Decameron (Vol 1) by Giovanni (translated By Richard Aldingt Boccaccio
1972. 371 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.  read more
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
1981. English translation. 749 pages. No dust jacket. Decorative black cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Pages remain clear throughout. Mild rubbing to boards and spine. Binding remains firm.  read more
The Decameron, volume two by Boccaccio, Giovanni ., Rigg, J. M. ( Trans)
404 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Hinge cracked with moderate foxing, tanning and handling marks. Intermittent dog-eared corners with rough edges to pages. Tanning along spine. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces.  read more
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