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The novels and tales of the renowned John Boccacio, the first refiner of Italian prose : containing a hundred curious novels by seven honourable ladies and three noble gentlemen, framed in ten days

Author
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
Preferred Title
Decamerone.
Title
The novels and tales of the renowned John Boccacio, the first refiner of Italian prose : containing a hundred curious novels by seven honourable ladies and three noble gentlemen, framed in ten days.
Format
Book
Edition
The fifth edition, much corrected and amended
Published
London : Printed for Awnsham Churchill, at the Black Swan at Amen Corner, 1684.
Description
[16], 483, [1] p. ; 31 cm. (fol. in fours)
Notes
Spine title: Novels and tales.
Caption title: The decameron, containing an hundred pleasant novels.
Signatures: Aa.
Portrait tipped in on front flyleaf.
Pages [264] and [266] blank.
Fiction.
Short stories.
References
BM, v. 22, col. 225.
BN, v. 14, col. 618.
Kinsey subjects
Social conditions--Italy--Renaissance.
Anticlericalism--Renaissance.
Extramarital sex behavior.
Subject headings
Italy.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
853.2 B66 d2E 1684
Location
Stacks
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