1828 Rare Italian Book set - La Divina Commedia - DANTE ALIGHIERI - Divine Comedy.
Author : DANTE ALIGHIERI.
Title : La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri. (With "Vita di Dante Alighieri scritta da Paolo Costa").
Publisher : Milano: Per Nicolò Bettoni, Londra, Pietro Rolandi, 1825-1828. (Complete in 3 volumes).
Language : Text in Italian.
Size : 9 " X 6 ".
Pages : xxxi, 314-339-346 pages.
Binding : Attractive and very good beautiful full blue morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing and staining, name of a previous owner - Anna Maria Williams - on bank page at the back of the endpaper).
Illustrations : Complete with the portrait and the 3 full page illustrations (one for each volume).
The book set : Very nice and attractive complete Italian edition of the Divine Comedy in a beautiful morocco binding.
The author: Durante degli Alighieri simply called Dante (c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern Italian: Commedia) and later christened Divina by Boccaccio, is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature. It has been referred to as the greatest poem of the Middle Ages.
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