¶ Boccaccio — De claris mulieribus (1539)

August 26, 2014

1539

Boccaccio, Giovanni. Joannis Boccatii de Certaldo insigne opus De claris mulieribus. Bern: Mathias Apiarius, 1539.

Illustrated. Presentation copy from Edward Burne-Jones to Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 194 (sold to Bain for £21). — Princeton University Library (3123.327.1539).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 17 (£1 10s.) .— MS catalogue (2), no. 940, p. 86.


Sotheby 1898:

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