LA DIVINA COMMEDIA, OR THE DIVINE VISION OF DANTE ALIGHIERI, IN ITALIAN AND ENGLISH.
[London]: The Nonesuch Press, 1928.
Limited to 1475 copies, this no. 1174. 324p. Illustrated with 42 double-page plates after Sandro Botticelli. 4to. Bound in full orange-dyed vellum, gilt, t.e.g. on the rough. Housed in custom full slipcase of blue silk-covered boards with leather spine label gilt. A brilliant copy with absolutely none of the usual spine fading and no warping. Just a hint of soiling to cover, a bit of spotting to edge of front flyleaf. Item #23761
Text in Italian and English side by side in columns. Edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence, the English version by H.F.Cary. Printed on Van Gelder paper with the Nonesuch watermark. Designed by Francis Meynell. Dreyfus 50.