1899 Rare fine Dante book set in Bookcase - The Divina Commedia and Canzoniere translated by Edward Plumptre.
Author: Dante. Translated by Edward Plumptre.
Title: The Divina Commedia and Canzoniere translated by the late E H Plumptre D.D. dean of Wells. With Notes, Studies and Estimates. In Five Volumes.
Publisher: Boston, D. C. Heath & Co. Publishers, 1899. First Heath Edition. Complete set of 5 volumes.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: over 1000 pages
Binding: Attractive and fine original publisher full-cloth binding with spine elaborately gilt decorated (hinges fine). Upper edge gilt. In a scarce original bookcase in fine condition - as shown.
Content: Near fine content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all five frontispieces (one in each volume).
Estimate: (Scarce in such a nice condition with few or no other copies available worldwide of the complete set in his original bookcase).
The book set: Scarce complete Heath Edition of the Plumptre translation of Dante in his original bookcase. A rare find in any condition!
The translator Edward Hayes Plumptre (6 August 1821 – 1 February 1891) was an English divine and scholar born in London. For twenty years he studied Dante, and his English version of Dante's work appeared as The Divina Commedia and Canzoniere of Dante Alighieri; with Biographical Introduction, Notes and Essays.
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1899 Rare fine Dante book set in Bookcase - The Divina Commedia and Canzoniere translated by Edward Plumptre. Price List