The famed epic poem in a Modern Library reprint edition. From translations by John Carlyle, Thomas Okey and Philip Wicksteed, unabridged. With an introduction by C.H. Grandgent. With scattered b&w illustrations & maps. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/rust cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published ca.1949 (though 1932 date appears in book). Jacket style h, verso advertises 344 titles in ML catalog. ML #208.1. --- Volume has been exposed to dampness, resulting in a fragment of jacket adhering to front cloth cover and color transfer to lower edges of jacket. With previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, otherwise a bright, unmarked, firm copy. Bright dust jacket bears original $1.25 flap price; with some chipping to edges and with a little rubbing & soiling, otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xix, 625 pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: The ...
Publisher: The Modern Library [ca.1950]
Publication Date: 1950
Book Condition: Very Good-
Book Description The Modern Library [ca.1950], New York, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. The famed epic poem in a complete and unabridged Modern Library reprint edition. From translations by John Carlyle, Thomas Okey and Philip Wicksteed. With an introduction by C.H. Grandgent. Includes scattered black & white maps and illustrations. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 306 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1945 (though 1932 date appears in book). ML #208.1. --- With faint scratches to textblock fore-edge, otherwise a bright, clean, firm copy. Unclipped jacket with sunned (but readable) spine, a few tears and chips but mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xix, 625 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 80641