The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow with Flaxman's Drawings (6-volume set, bound in 3/4 leather over green cloth)

Alighieri, Dante (author); Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (translator)

Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company; The Riverside Press, 1906
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Vol. I (Inferno I), vii, 222 pages, vol. II (Inferno II), vi,198 pages, vol. III (Purgatorio I), vi, 206 pages, vol. IV (Purgatorio II), vi, 210 pages, vol. V (Paradiso I), vi, 222 pages; uniformly bound dark brown three quarters leather over light green cloth (NOT brown cloth with paper spine labels); gilt spine titles and decorations, 5 raised bands to spine; top edge gilt; decorative endpapers; limited edition ("Large paper edition limited to 650 copies, Number 348"); black & white or sepia engraving of classic artwork frontispiece with tissue guard depicting scenes from the Comedy, individual to each volume, 6 additional black & white illustrations scattered throughout; some wear to lower extremities of boards, corners bumped and rubbed, leather has discolored irregularly and is beginning to shed on some volumes, esp. at front joints, vols. 2, 5 & 6 have front joints starting, vols. I & V have chipping to head of spine; free endpapers to all vols. have discoloration at edges adjacent to leather overlap; interior uniformly age-toned; very good minus copies; unusual binding for this limited edition set of the classic Italian work; photographs available upon request; due to excessive weight, additional shipping may be required. Bookseller Inventory # X00641

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Title: The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, ...
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company; The Riverside Press
Publication Date: 1906
Binding: Hardcover
Illustrator: Flaxman, John
Book Condition: Very Good Minus
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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