1897 Rare Book - THE DIVINE COMEDY OF DANTE ALIGHIERI: Together with Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Translation of The New Life


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Author : DANTE ALIGHIERI (Translated by Henry F. Cary) Together with Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Title :THE DIVINE COMEDY OF DANTE ALIGHIERI: Together with Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Translation of The New Life,
Publisher : New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, no date (circa 1897)
Language : Text in English
Size : 7 " X 5 "
Pages : 476 pages
Binding : Very good full Victorian decorated cloth 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.

Estimation : (USD 50 - USD 125)

The book : Nice and attractive edition of the 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.


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