[PAUL, EVELYN]. [Alighieri, Dante] Rosetti, Dante Gabriel, translator (1828-1882).
Title LA VITA NUOVA (THE NEW LIFE).
Publisher London/New York: George G. Harrap & Co./Brentano's.
Seller ID 320
Sm. 4to, 8" x 10". Illustrations, tipped-in plates, ornamental borders, initials, miniatures and faux-gilt decorations drawn, colored and "illuminated" in medieval style. Colorful decorative endpapers. Bound in dark brown "antique leather", stamped with the title and a large initial "D". A three-dimensional, color portrait medallion of Dante appears in the center of the "D". With original glassine jacket in extremely tattered condition and with original box with decorative lid. Box is generally in good condition, but corners have torn and lid has lost two sides. Uncommon in dustjacket and box.