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Creator:
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Title(s):

Theodore & Honoria : a translation from Boccaccio / by John Dryden ; illustrated by Carol Walklin.

Additional Title(s):

Theodore and Honoria

Published/Created:
Marlborough, Wiltshire : Libanus Press, 1985.
Physical Description:
[23] p. : ill. ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3420 T48 1985+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
British Art Center has copy no. [40], bound in quarter leather.
A free rendering into heroic verse of the story found in giornata V, novella 8 of Boccaccio's Decameron. First published (as Theodore and Honoria, from Boccace) in 1700 as a section of Dryden's Fables ancient and modern.
"Limited to three hundred copies ...; copies 1-50 are bound in quarter leather & copies 51 to 270 in linen and board by Smith Settle; 30 sets of sheets, 271 to 300, complete the edition"--Colophon.
Subject Terms:
Libanus Press -- Publisher.
Settle, Smith -- Bookbinder.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1985.
Contributors:
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
Walklin, Carol.
Libanus Press.
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