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THE DECAMERON

By: Boccaccio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City: 1949

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 315

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Cover shows trace of shelf wear to corners and spine ends. Inside pages, while starting to yellow, remain clean, bright and crisp. Tightly bound.


B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 562 pages View more info

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THE DECAMERON

By: Boccaccio

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1949

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 319

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket; Two volumes in original slipcase, without dustjackets as issued. The case has a small split and a light stain to the top-- about very good overall. The books show minor fading to the spines, otherwise they are clean, bright and attractive collector's copies.


B&W and Color illustrations; 8vo; Limited to 1500 signed copies. Number 240 out of 1500.; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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THE LIFE AND STRANGE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER: Who Lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the Coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River Oronoque;

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London, Taylor: 1719

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 308

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Lacks the frontispiece. Professionally bound in contemporary (ie 18th century) style in grey paper wraps with a hand-printed label, as the book would have been issued by the printer. Title repaired, affecting the L of London in the imprint. Scattered staining and spotting, overall good, a tall copy with wide margins.


8vo; pp [4] + [1]-364 + [4] publisher's ads pages; "The first four editions (of Part One of Robinson Crusoe) were published in the year 1719, on April 25, May 12, June 6, and August 8" (Hutchins). Our copy conforms to Hutchins' issue 3T of the Third Edition, published June 6, 1719 (tail-piece of final leaf with a lion, rather than a phoenix) - First Issue of the Third Edition (p 96). View more info