La Divina Commedia [The Divine Comedy] (3 Volumes). Dante Alighieri, Luigi Portirelli, Girolamo Tiraboschi, ed., intro.
La Divina Commedia [The Divine Comedy] (3 Volumes)
La Divina Commedia [The Divine Comedy] (3 Volumes)

La Divina Commedia [The Divine Comedy] (3 Volumes)

Very Good. Item #5745

Milano: Societa Tipografica de Classici Italiani, 1804. First Thus. Three Volumes. Octavo. I: lxvii, 336pp, [2]; II: li, 441pp., [3]; III: 453pp., [3]. Three black and white illustrations plus frontispiece. Quarter contemporary leather with marbled cardboard boards. Brown leather spine labels. Speckled edges.

Includes life of Dante written by Tiraboschi. Notes from Portirelli (and Ferrario?) throughout. Volume three title lacks editor attribution in this copy, but OCLC notes Giulio Ferrario as editor.

Worn and cracked along edges, some loss of leather to top of spine of volume 2. Corners bumped and also cracked. Bindings holding. Endpapers foxed and with previous ownership stamp. Pages otherwise remarkably bright with a touch of foxing at edges. Scarce in retail at time of this writing in November 2019.

Price: $250.00