1860 Rare Italian Vellum Book - La Divina Commedia di DANTE ALIGHIERI - Divine Comedy.
Author: DANTE ALIGHIERI.
Title: La Divina Commedia, Col commento di P. Fraticelli, nuova edizione con giunte e correzioni, arricchita del ritratto e de` cenni storici intorno al Poeta, del rimario, d`un indice e di tre tavole.
Publisher: Firenze, G. Barbera Editore, 1860.
Language: Text in Italian.
Size: 7" X 5 ".
Pages: xliii-811-136 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good half vellum binding with gilt decorated spine (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some light foxing or staining - as shown, small ink ex-libris of the famous German Theologian Reiner-Friedemann Edel on title page - as shown).
Illustrations: Including a nice frontis portrait of Dante Alighieri and 1 plate illustrating "Inferno".
The book: Very nice and attractive Italian edition of the Divine Comedy in a beautifully decorated half vellum 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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