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Libro di novelle, et di bel parlar gentile. Nel qual si contengono cento nouelle altrauolta mandate fuori da Carlo Gualteruzzi. Di nuouo ricorrette. Con aggiunta di quattro altre nel fine.

Contributor(s): Gualteruzzi, Carlo, 1500-1577 [editor].
Production / publication: Fiorenza : Stamperia dei Giunti, 1572. Description: [26], 153 [that is 165], [3] pages ; 22 cm (4to).General note: With the Giunta's woodcut fleur-de-lis device on the title-page and a different one on the last page, woodcut decorated initials, arabesque typographic ornaments, and a vine-leaf ornament (Vervliet 90). Main text set in roman type but the extensive preliminaries in italic. Other title: Il novellino.Subject(s): Italian language -- Spoken Italian | Italian language -- Usage -- Early works to 1800Summary: Third edition (usually called the second), in the original Italian, of the first collection of native Italian stories, best known under the titles Il novellino and Le cento novelle antiche, written up as a collection (at least in some cases probably copied or adapted from various sources) between 1281 and 1300. The stories are among the first to present ordinary people as protagonists in stories of everyday life.
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