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Dante's Inferno Illustrated by Gustave Dore 1885

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-21)
Price : US $51.00

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You are bidding on a rare edition of
Dante's Inferno
1885 (est.)

Dante Alighieri

translated by
The Reverend Henry Francis Cary, M.A.

illustrated by
M. Gustave Dore

New Edition
Cassell & Company

This book is bound in its original binding of  blue cloth, with embossed gilt and black lettering and illustrations.  It has lovely floral endpapers, 183 pages, with 34 Cantos and 75 illustrations by M. Gustave Dore

This book is in good condition with tight hinges and joints. There is minor fading/wear on the cover with some water marks on back cover, a small tear on top of spine which does not affect covers integrity.

The interior is excellent, with all illustration plates intact.
There is an inscription inside, second blank page that reads:
Presented to Eugene H. Deiters on his 40th Birthday Jan. 5, 1889

The book measures 12 1/8' X 9 5/8'

A hard to find, beautifully illustrated book.
A great addition to any library.

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Sold ! This book is sold (sold on 2008-09-21)

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