Ameto, over comedia del le nimphe Florintine.
Boccaccio, Giovanni.

[Venice: Nicolo Zopino e Vicentio compagno, 1524. An early edition of this prose narrative by Boccaccio, interspersed with poems in terza rima, after the example of Boethius and Dante’s Vita Nuova. Written in 1341-2 while Boccaccio was in Florence caring for his elderly father and separated from his Elaborate woodcut title-page border, woodcut device on last leaf, decorative woodcut initial letters. Endpapers lightly foxed. Old ink notation on title-page, some contemporary or early ink marginalia. Short marginal cuts on leaves 71 and 72 to highlight an early ink marginal note. A very good copy overall. Nineteenth-century stiff vellum with gilt brown morocco spine label, marbled edges. Small octavo. 95, [1, blank] leaves. (Item ID: 12821)


Adams B-2126.

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