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Delas mujeres ilustres en romance (On famous women by Boccaccio).

Giovanni BOCCACCIO (Author)

Pablo Hurus (Printer)

Origin: Zaragoza, XV c.
Biblioteca Nacional de España. Coedition.

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I-1921 (hasta el f. CII  y los ff. CIV y CV) e I-2444 (los ff. CIII y CVI-CIX).
Facsimile. Incunabula. Collection of Incunabula and Old Books.
20,5 x 29 cm.
110+4 crd.
220+8 crd.
24th October 1494.
24th October 1994.
Parchment on wooden board.
Presentation dust jacket cloth lined with gold engraved leather spine containing facsimile.
Numbered by notary and signed by the printer-publisher.
Specially made laid paper.
Optional: Study in Spanish conducted by Francisca Aleixandre Tena (Cap de Servei del Llibre, Arxius i Biblioteques de la Conselleria de Cultura de la Generalitat Valenciana). Included in
Bibliofilia Antigua II.
incunabula with gothic lettering and 75 illustrations

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With this edition Vicent García Editores commemorates the 500th anniversary of the printing of this magnificent book. Incunabula printed in Zaragoza, in the prestigious printing house of Pablo Hurus, the 24th October 1494, illustrated with beautiful engravings which represented a society scene.

De claris mulieribus is, along with the Decameron and Corbaccio, one of the finest works of the immortal master of European humanism, Giovanni Boccaccio.

The Biblioteca Nacional de España preserves this beautiful incunabula containing 75 engravings of a marked Germanic style.


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1D Europe
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1DSEC Aragón, Autonomous Community
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3H c 1000 CE to c 1500