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BOCCACCIO, Giovanni (1313--1375)
[Decamerone. French. 1702]
Contes et nouvelles de Bocace florentin. Traduction libre, accomodée au goût de ce temps, & enrichie de figures en taille-douce gravées par Mr. Romain de Hooge. Tome second.
A Cologne chez Jacques Gaillard, 1702.
1 vol. [ex 2] ; 16.1 cm. (8º)
I:
II: 427, [13] p. : [56] engr. illus.

Volume II only of a free translation of the tales from Boccaccio's Decamerone but omitting the framing narrative, with an engraved half-page illustration to each by Romeyn de Hooghe, first published in 1697. The translator is not known. Volume II contains tales XLV--C.

Copy Notes Some money calculations in pencil on front free-endpaper

Binding Early C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-tooled spine.

Reference Number 1339


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