DANTE'S PURGATORY AND PARADISE. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. Translated by Henry Francis Cary from the Original of Dante Alighieri. New Edition with Critical and Explanatory Notes.

Chicago, IL: Belford, Clark & Co., 1886. Early edition. Hardcover. Folio. Very good- condition. Item #019425

xvi, followed by 396 pages of text. Contains a frontispiece plus 60 full-page illustrations by Gustave Dore. Original gilt and blind stamped leather binding is moderately rubbed at the extremities, with small chips to the spine extremities, minor cracking to the backstrip, and the hinges are tender and cracking but remain intact; protected in archival mylar. All edges gilt. The first two pages have a tiny tear to the edge. There are a few pages with small spots of staining, but the text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Stated "New Edition" published in 1886.

Price: $250.00

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