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Dante Alighieri / Henry Boyd
Divine Comedy
Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri / Henry Boyd. Cadell & Davies, London, 1802. This is the exceptionally rare collectors' edition of the first English translation of Dante's Commedia, La Commedia by Dante Alighieri later called La Divina Commedia, translated by Rev. Henry Boyd to The Divine Comedy consisting of the Inferno, the Purgatorio and the Paradiso. Dante's Divine Comedy printed and published by A. Strahan, New-Street Square for T. Cadell Jun. & W. Davies, in the Strand, London, 1802. Complete 3 volumes bound into 1 contemporary dark morocco binding. The spine is divided into compartments by double gilt decorative rolls and leather gilt title label, along with tooled gilt ornaments and the editor's authenticity label on backboard. This numbered, limited collectors' edition contains all historical illustrations, maps and additional 19th century color plates.
Bookseller: Antiquariaat A. Kok & Zn. B.V. [Netherlands]
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