1897 Rare Victorian 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 : 8 " X 6 "
Pages : 476 pages
Binding : Very good and attractive full Victorian decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, spine slightly sunned, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, inner hinges weak but tight)
Illustrations : Illustrated with a nice frontis portrait of Dante Alighieri and some illustrations throughout..
Estimation : (USD 75 - USD 125)
The book : Nice and very 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.