The Palace of Pleasure. Facsimile of the 1890 edition, in 3 vols. Anglistica and Americana series of reprints, #3.
Collected and translated by William Painter from 1558-1575: edited by Joseph Haslewood in 1813, and by John Jacobs in 1890: from works by Boccaccio, Bandello, Cinthio, Straparola, Queen Margaret of Navarre, et al:

The Palace of Pleasure. Facsimile of the 1890 edition, in 3 vols.

Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1968. First Olms edition. xcv, 364; [x], 428; [x], 342pp. Contents very clean and unmarked. In the original bindings of red cloth, bright and firm, corners sharp: spines slightly sunned, labels slightly scuffed. Heavy shelf wear to bottom edge of leading corners. One of 550 copies printed of this edition. Painter's work was a major source for Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Very good set. Very Good.
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