1881 Rare Italian Vellum Book - La Divina Commedia di DANTE ALIGHIERI - Divine Comedy
Author : DANTE ALIGHIERI
Title : La Divina Commedia. Col comento di Pietro 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 travole.
Publisher : Firenze, G. Barbera Editore, 1881.
Language : Text in Italian
Size : 7.5 " X 5 "
Pages : 723-CXXX pages
Binding : Attractive and very good full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean).
Illustrations : Illustrated with a nice frontis portrait of Dante Alighieri and 3 plates at the beginning of each part of the Divine Comedy.
Estimation : (USD 150 - USD 350)
The book : Very nice and attractive complete Italian edition of the Divine Comedy in a beautiful 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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