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DANTE ALIGHIERI.

Inferno.

Della Commedia. Col comento di Guiniforto Delli Bargigi tratto da due manoscritti inediti del secolo decimo quinto con introduzione e note dell'avv G. Zacheroni.

Marseille, Leopoldo Mossy; Florence: Giuseppe Molini, 1838 Stock Code: 142116
£400.00

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A handsomely bound copy of Dante's great work, in the original Italian. Inscribed to the polymath and literary patron Edward Marsh (1872-1953): "Edward Marsh from his affectionate aunt A M. Perceval Nov. 18th 1894". Marsh would go on to publish the Georgian Poetry anthologies, and was a sponsor of numerous poets including Rupert Brooke and Siegfried Sassoon.

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Description

Large octavo (239 x 155 mm). Contemporary tan calf, red calf label, spine richly gilt to compartments, gilt foliate roll-tooled border to covers enclosing gilt vase centrepieces, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.

Illustrations

With black and white illustrations.

Condition

Pen inscriptions to front free endpaper. Additional portrait of Dante pasted as frontispiece. A few light marks to covers, occasional foxing to contents. A very attractive copy.

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