1865 Rare Italian Vellum Book - La Divina Commedia di DANTE ALIGHIERI - Divine Comedy.
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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, 1865.
Language: Text in Italian.
Size: 7.5" X 5".
Pages: 723+cxxx pages.
Binding: Good half vellum binding with gilt decorated spine (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, marbled boards scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges marbled.
Content: Good content (bright, tight, and clean, some light foxing or staining - as shown, armorial bookplate of Thomas Brassey (1836-1918) 1st Baron Brassey of Bulkeley - as shown, some blue erasable pencil line in the margin of some pages - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece portrait of Dante, the view of Inferno and Purgatorio, and the folding view of Paradiso.
The book: Nice 1865 Italian edition of the Divine Comedy with the frontispiece portrait of Dante, the view of Inferno and Purgatorio, and the folding view of Paradiso.
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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