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Ioannis Boccatii de Certaldo insigne opvs De claris mulieribus ...
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375
De claris mulieribus
Bernae Helvet. : Excudebat Mathias Apiarius, 1539.
, 81,  leaves : ill. (woodcuts) ; 31 cm. (fol.)
Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898
Morris, William, 1834-1896
Date from the colophon.
15 woodcuts, including 2 repeats, mostly signed IK with a dagger.
Printer's mark on t.-p. and on last page.
The 15 woodcut illustrations are mostly signed I.K., accompanied by a short dagger in a sheath, some have the initials only, and some are unsigned. They are by an unknown German artist, thought erroneously attributed by many authorities to Jakob Kerver or Jakob Koebel. cf. Nagler, Monogrammisten, v.3, p.1021, no.2682.
Presentation copy from Edward Burne-Jones to William Morris, whose bookplate is inside front cover.
Murray, C.F. German books 78
De claris mulieribus.