1860 Rare Book - The VISION; or HELL, PURGATORY, and PARADISE of Dante Alighieri.
Author: DANTE ALIGHIERI. (Translated by The Rev. Henry Francis Cary).
Title: The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise, of Dante Alighieri. With the Life of Dante, Chronological View of His Age, Additional Notes, and Index.
Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1860. A New Edition, Corrected.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: xlviii-543 pages
Binding: Good original cold decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (tight, some light foxing and staining - as shown, name of a previous owner on first blank and content page margin - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice frontispiece portrait of Dante.
The book: Rare edition of Rev. Henry Francis Cary translation of Dante's Divine Comedy.
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.
The translator: The Reverend Henry Francis Cary (6 December 1772 – 14 August 1844) was a British author and translator, best known for his blank verse translation of The Divine Comedy of Dante.
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