Later. Very good hardcover. Hinge cracked. Pages light brown. Gold gilt edges of pages. Marbled endpapers. Title on spine chipping away. Edges of spine rubbed. Corners slightly rubbed and bent. Spine light brown.
The "Albion" edition. Trans. by the Rev. Henry Francis Carey. With a life of Dante, Chronological view of his age, additional notes and an index. 496pp. untrimmed. Green cloth with gilt lettering. No dj. Portrait frontispiece. Minor foxing, otherwise VG.
Good. Green boards w/gilded titling on spine. Includes some b/w illustrations. Frontispiece portrait of Dante. (onion skin cover is loose)Bookplate on FEP, Name on FFEP. Title on spine says "Dante" Professional book dealer since 1975. All orders are processed promptly and packaged with the utmost care. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Civil War-era copy of Dante's masterpiece, translated by Rev. Henry Francis Cary. Good+ in the original brown cloth. The primary flaw is a dampstain at the top corner of the pages, which toward the end of the book becomes larger. Illustrated with 12 engravings from designs by John Flaxman. All plates are present, and all have some dampstain, with plates toward the back of the book as much as half dampstained. Embossed brown cloth has a little wear, and the spine gilding is dulled. Includes an index; 587 pages.
Near Fine. Gift Edition. 12mo. Black pebbled calf, a.e.g., rounded corners, art nouveau floral e. p's; gilt titles. xii, 434  pp.; portr. frontis., 4 engraved plates, translator's notes at rear. Bit tender at head of spine with a 1.4" hairline tear, sheet facing e.p. rusting at fr. & rear; still a beautifully preserved copy & truly scarce thus. These puffy pebble bindings are typically found disbound & with the leather separated at edges. A wonderful copy of a hallmark of Italian literature!
The Vision ; or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise, of Dante Alighieri
by Dante Alighieri
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