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HANMER, Sir John : Boccaccio : Decameron. Fra Cipolla & Other Poems 1839 [WITH*] Sonnets 1840. , Moxon 1839 & 1840.

First Editions, 2-works-in-1-vol, contemporary half calf gilt, morocco label. Total c.pp300, some spotting or light soiling of card-like paper, untidy endpaper inscriptions dated 1904 & 1954. Sonnets without half-title : Fra Cipolla with half-title. Stout mellow copy. Hanmer 1809-81, reforming politician. These are his two principal literary works and are 'of a high level of excellence' [DNB]. Almost all the poems & sonnets have Italian subjects or scenes : while Fra Cipolla itself is a translation from The Decameron. See NUC noting 6 copies of Sonnets : and only 1 copy of Fra Cipolla. (Book ref. 6262 )  £ 95.00

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