A wonderful hardcover book entitled The Life of Giovanni Boccaccio by Thomas Caldecot Chubb. This biography is a 1930 First Edition. Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) was one of the most influential Italian writers of the Middle Ages, before the Renaissance. After failing in his studies as a merchant and in canon law, he devoted himself to literature. He lived in cities such as Florence and Naples and gradually became a recognized writer.
9¼ x 6 inches
Published by Albert & Charles Boni -- 1930 -- First Edition
This book is in good condition. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean and unmarked but yellowed from age. There is a rubbing, shelf wear, and bending at the corners.
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