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ALIGHIERI, Dante "The Divine Comedy" Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [George Routledge, c1906]

ALIGHIERI, Dante "The Divine Comedy" Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [George Routledge, c1906]

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"The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri" Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [George Routledge & Sons Limited, c1906]. Complete, three volumes bound in one. Hand painted vellum binding by Giulio Giannini of Florence with yapp edges. Undated but has inscription from 1906, which lines up with the publisher colophon that was used 1903-1925. 5.75 x 4 inches. Folds of the vellum have begun to break through the endpapers and exterior has darkened with age, both as pictured. Binding tight with no loose pages or hinge cracks. Aforementioned inscription on FFEP states “Hoping we may meet again. Mary C. Fagan (?), 8/8/06”. Binder’s ticket from Giannini. No noted foxing or writing; text is very clean. Overall, Very Good+ and one-of-a-kind.

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