1892 · Boston and New York
by Dante Alighieri; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1892. Reprint. Near Fine. Three volumes bound in early-to-mid 20th-century half-leather over marbled boards. Near Fine with leather lightly scuffed and rubbed, spines sunned. Former owner bookplate to front pastedowns. Longfellow's translation, originally published in 1867, was the first American translation of Dante's Italian narrative poem. The Divine Comedy is widely considered to be the preeminent work in Italian literature, and one of the greatest works of world literature.
(Inventory #: 140940906)