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DANTE., [ALIGHIERI, DANTE (1265-1321)]. Gardner, Edmund  G.

Author Name    [ALIGHIERI, DANTE (1265-1321)]. Gardner, Edmund G.

Title   DANTE.

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Third edition

Publisher   London: Aldine House, J.M. Dent & Co. , June, 1903.

Seller ID   223

16mo. vi,166pp. A rather pedestrian Temple Primer on Dante bound in a very sophisticated, hand-painted vellum binding with five raised bands. Vellum cords with fleur-de-lis shaped raised device and yapp edges give a medieval style to the binding. Upper board painted with a rubricated initial, floral border, and a central frame of laurel leaves featuring a portrait of Dante in his scarlet robes against a starry sky. Lower board features an urn with flames against a starry in a similar frame of laurel leaves and floral border. Spine painted with scarlet flourishes. Unique.

Price = 800.00 USD



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