[POLACCO, LUIGI]. Alighieri, Dante.
Title LA DIVINA COMMEDIA DI DANTE ALIGHIERI CORREDATA DEI SEGNI DELLA PRONUNZIAE DI NUOVI SPEDIENTI UTILI ALL'EVIDENZA, AI RAFFRONTI ALLE RICERCHE, ALLA MEMORAZIONE DAL PROF. LUIGI POLACCO.
Book Condition Very Good
Edition Edizione Ortofonica/ Terza Edizione
Publisher Milan: Ulrico Hoepli, 1905.
Seller ID 222
Sm.8vo. xxviii, 400 pp. Bound in hand-painted parchment with yapp edges and leather ties which are stitched through the left margin of the upper board. Two stitches of fourteen are missing, but all four leather ties are present. Spine features title painted in rubricated initials with black lettering, embellished with gilt and blue flourishes. Upper board features elaborate , hand-painted Florentine scroll in red, green, blue, brown, and gilt and a scarlet fleur-de-lis. Ex-library, with the only indication of this status being the word "Rare" and the call number inked on the copyright page. Bookplate from St. Mary of the Woods College Library pasted on front endpaper which declares (somewhat appropriately given the book's subject), "Providence of God".