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The decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio

The decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

by Giovanni Boccaccio

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Published by Privately printed for the Navarre Society Ltd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementfaithfully translated by J.M. Rigg ; with an illustrated introduction and sixteen hand-coloured illustrations from original drawings by Louis Chalon.
The Physical Object
Pagination2v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22867198M

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