BOCCACCIO, Giovanni.

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BOCCACCIO, Giovanni.
Il Decamerone... Nuovamente stampato, con un raccoglimento di tutte le sentenze... Aggiunteci le annotationi... da Monsignore Bembo. Lyon, Guillaume Rouillé, 1555. In-16 (124 x 70 mm) de 932 pp., 14 (including the last blank), portrait of the author on folio a8v, and 10 engravings in the text at the beginning of each "giornata"; morocco olive, plates decorated with a fanfare decoration composed of foliage and small floral irons, central motifs painted with black and grey wax, smooth spine decorated with dotted lines and painted with wax, chased gilt edges (contemporary binding). First edition in Italian printed in France. This charming small-format edition is illustrated with the author's portrait and 10 woods in the text after the drawings of Pierre Eskreich dit Vase ou Cruche. It is based on the text of the 1527 edition, edited by Francesco Giuntini, "Florentine writer" (Yemeniz). It also contains notes by the Venetian scholar Pierre Bembo ("per osservatione & intelligenza della Thoscana lingua"). At the end are notes on the life of Boccaccio (pp. 885-888) and the long list of Sentences (pp. 889-925). The woods are here in a second edition, after their first use in the edition of the Decamerone of 1551 in the translation of Antoine le Maçon (see Baudrier IX, p. 192). "Difficult to find beautiful examples of this gallant edizione, in which the 'ventisettana' lezione is followed, and of which there is the curate Francesco Giuntini, valoroso letterato fiorentino. Ha la 'Vita del Boccaccio', scritta da Lucantonio Ridolfi, di cui sono pure lavoro la 'Raccolta di tutte le sentenze usate dal Boccaccio' e le 'Annotazioni tratte dalle Prose del Bembo' (poste al fine)" (Gamba, 178). significant provenance Exceptional copy that belonged to the poet Philippe Desportes (1546-1606), nicknamed the "French Tibulle", with his signature at the bottom of the title page. This copy is underlined and sometimes annotated in t
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