¶ Boccaccio — Treatise (1554)

July 31, 2014

1554

Boccaccio, Giovanni. A treatise excellent and compendious, shewing and declaring, in maner of tragedye, the falles of sondry most notable princes and princesses with other nobles, through ye mutabilitie and change of unstedfast fortune together with their most detestable [and] wicked vices. Trans. John Lydgate. London: Richard Tottell, 1554.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £5). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 305 (sold to Tregaskis for £7). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 51b (£5). — ESTC (S122339). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 10v. — MS catalogue (2), no. 503 (with three X’s beside the title).


Sotheby 1898:

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