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Heritage Press Illustrated "The Decameron" by Boccaccio and More Classics

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Title and Author/Editor The Decameron (Giovanni Boccaccio) , A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (Mark Twain), The Faerie Queene (Edmund Spenser), The History of Tom Jones (Henry Fielding)
Genre Literary and Classic
Illustrator Honoré Guilbeau (American, 1907–2006), Thomas M. Cleland (American, 1880–1964), Agnes Miller Parker (English, 1895–1980), Fritz Kredel (German, 1900–1973)
Binding One quarter cloth with paper boards, One quarter cloth with marbled boards, Cloth on board, Slipcase
Publisher The Heritage Press
Publication Year 1948, 1952, 1940
Period Mid-20th Century, 1940s, 1950s, Vintage
Place of Publication New York
Edition Statement Coronation Edition
Language English
Number of Books 4
Additional Notes The Faerie Queene is a special edition commemorating the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.


- generally tight bindings; loose hinges; bumped spines and corners; scuffs, wear, and fading to boards and spines; page toning; discoloration, scratches, wear, bumped corners, and edge cracks to slipcases; A Connecticut Yankee is missing slipcase.


2.0" W x 11.0" H x 7.5" D

- measures The Decameron.

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