1881 Rare Italian Vellum Book - La Divina Commedia di DANTE ALIGHIERI - Divine Comedy.
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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 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, rare light foxing or staining - as shown). All edges red.
Illustrations: Complete with a nice frontis portrait of Dante Alighieri and 3 plates at the beginning of each part of the Divine Comedy, the last one being a folding one.
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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