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Boccaccio, Giovanni Les dix journées. Traduction de le Maçon. Avec notice, notes et glossaire par Paul Lacroix. Four volumes. With 11 etched plates after Flameng. Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1873. dark green Maroquin volumes currently with 6-fold cover fillets with corner fleurons, decorative spine decoration and gilt title on spine, double standing edges and wide, ornamental gilding of inner edges as well as three volumes with a gilded spine. Gold edges (minimally rubbed), signed: Smeers. One of 15 copies on China paper with the etchings in the printing condition "avant la lettre". - Monod 1626 - Impeccable, splendidly bound copy of the classic French translation of the Decamerone by Antoine-Jean Le Maçon (c. 1500-1559), edited and commented by Paul Lacroix (1806-1884). Wide margins and spotless. One of 15 copies on China paper with the etchings in printing condition "avant la lettre". Dark green maroquin bindings with 6-fold cover fillets with corner fleurons, decorative back decoration and gold embossed title, double standing edges and wide, ornamental inner edge gilding and three gilt cut (minimally rubbed), signed: Smeers. *

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