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Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions

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Lot 18

Boccaccio (Giovanni) The Imortal Decameron, 5 vol., one of 26 copies with original drawings, etchings by J.P.Nuyttens, New Castle,Penn., C.B.Randall, 1916.

 

£600 - 800

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Boccaccio (Giovanni) The Imortal Decameron, 5 vol., letter G of 26 copies "Pampinea Edition" signed by the publisher and with original drawings, from an edition limited to ?166, etched portrait and 3 plates by Josef Pierre Nuyttens, with 7 full-page original pen and ink drawings within plate-mark by Nuyttens, and several pen & ink and watercolour sketches on limitation leaves, margins etc. and 11 hand-illuminated initials in gold, silver and colours by C.B.Randall, tissue guards, original pigskin, gilt-edged initials "GB" onlaid in brown morocco in centre of covers, t.e.g., others uncut, rubbed, some scratches, corners worn, rebacked, folio, New Castle, Penn., C.B.Randall, 1916.

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Full Lot Details

Boccaccio (Giovanni) The Imortal Decameron, 5 vol., letter G of 26 copies "Pampinea Edition" signed by the publisher and with original drawings, from an edition limited to ?166, etched portrait and 3 plates by Josef Pierre Nuyttens, with 7 full-page original pen and ink drawings within plate-mark by Nuyttens, and several pen & ink and watercolour sketches on limitation leaves, margins etc. and 11 hand-illuminated initials in gold, silver and colours by C.B.Randall, tissue guards, original pigskin, gilt-edged initials "GB" onlaid in brown morocco in centre of covers, t.e.g., others uncut, rubbed, some scratches, corners worn, rebacked, folio, New Castle, Penn., C.B.Randall, 1916.

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