Minerva, Mantone and Circes. Extracted from De Mulieribus Claris. Incline Press, edited, introduction, Giovanni Boccaccio, Rhiannon Daniels, Guyda Armstrong.
Minerva, Mantone and Circes. Extracted from De Mulieribus Claris.

Minerva, Mantone and Circes. Extracted from De Mulieribus Claris.

Oldham, England: Incline Press, [2013]. Hardcover. 1 of less than 240 copies printed of which only 50 (including this one) were bound for subscribers. This book was produced to commemorate Boccaccio's 700th anniversary in 2013 for the international conference and exhibition 'Locating Boccacio in 2013,' held at the John Rylands University Library and Town Hall in Manchester. This is an excerpt from De mulierbus, the first collection of biographies of women in Western literature. Fine in beige paper covered boards with red cloth spine. The text is printed on blue paper with Poliphilus type. Includes woodcut frontispiece illustration of Joanna, Queen of Jerusalem and Sicily (1541), initials, and head and tailpieces. In a fine tan dust jacket with red title to spine panel. 22 pages. PRI/092013. Fine / Fine.

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