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(NONESUCH PRESS.) DANTE ALIGHIERI.

La Divina Commedia....

Or, The Divine Vision. In Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence with the English version of H. F. Cary and 42 illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli.

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Published: London The Nonesuch Press, 1928

Stock Code: 133995

£1,000
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First Nonesuch edition, number 904 from a limited edition of 1,475 copies on Dutch paper. A beautifully presented and bound edition of Dante's Divine Comedy, with Dante's Italian printed parallel to Rev. Henry F. Cary's English translation (1814, a translation much loved by Coleridge), and with reproductions of Sandro Botticelli's illustrations, engravings of which were used in the first Florentine edition of the Divine Comedy (1481).

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Description

Folio. Original orange vellum, spine lettered in gilt, roundels and rules to covers in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

With 34 double and 8 single-page plates after Botticelli.

Condition

Light soiling to vellum and scuffing around extremities. A very good copy.

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