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Boccaccio,G.

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Il Decameron. Ricorretto in Roma, et emendato secondo l'ordine del Sacro Conc(ilio) di Trento. Nuovamente stampato. Florence, Giunta 1573. gr.8°. With woodcut title vign. and numerous figural woodcut ins. 16 pp., 580 pp. (partly wrong pag.), 1 vol. - ╔Bound: Ders.╗ Annotationi et discorsi sopra alcuni luoghi del Decameron. Sopra la corretione di esso Boccaccio, stampato l'anno MDLXXIII. ibid. 1574. with woodcut title vign. and 1 woodcut double portrait. 20 pp., 142 pp., 8 pp. hardcover with ribbed boards. (Heavily rubbed). Adams, B 2156. Brunet I, 1001 - Giunta edition called "Edizione dei deputati". Printed variant with the fleur-de-lis on the title page, there are also prints with a portrait on the title page - Although the text of this edition has been purified in the sense of the resolutions of the Council of Trent (the clergymen involved in slippery situations were unceremoniously transformed into secular persons), this edition enjoys a good reputation due to the care taken with the text. - Some spotting and waterstaining, N.a.T. - armorial bookplate Lord Battersea.