By: [ANDERSON, MELVILLE BEST (1851-1933)]. Alighieri, Dante.
Milan:, Ulrico Hoepli,: No date, circa 1925.
Edition: Edizione Minuscola
Seller ID: 112
Condition: Very Good in very good slipcase
32mo. xxii, 577pp. Small book bound in light brown suede with a brass medallion of Dante on the front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Some fading to suede. Book comes in a plain cardboard slipcase that has some bumping to corners but is still sturdy and completely intact. Inscription on ffep.: "Agnes (Marchesa Mannucci Capponi) from Melville. Christmas, 1925."
Melville Best Anderson was an author, translator, and teacher at Stanford University whose particular interest was the work of Dante. His most celebrated literary achievement was his translation of the Divina Commedia (Oxford Univ... View More...