Dante's Inferno. Translations By Twenty Contemporary Poets. Frontispiece by Francesco Clemente. Introduction by James Merrill. Edited by Daniel Halpern. Afterword by Giuseppe Mazzotta.
by Dante Alighieri.
Hopewell NJ: Ecco Press 1993. Small folio, pp. xiii, , 199, ; title-p. printed in red and black; original black morocco-backed red linen, gilt lettering direct on spine by Claudia Cohen. First edition, deluxe issue limited to 125 copies. This copy is out of series, however, with no number, no signed frontispiece by Francesco Clemente, no publisher's box, and the endpaper never laid down, but with all the required signatures on the colophon: Seamus Heaney, Richard Wilbur, W. S. Merwin, Amy Clampitt, Mark Strand, Robert Pinsky, Galway Kinnell, Cynthia Macdonald, Jorie Graham, Charles Wright, Richard Howard, Stanley Plumly, C. K. Williams, Susan Mitchell, Carolyn Forche, Alfred Corn, Sharon Olds, Deborah Digges, Robert Hass, James Merrill, and Daniel Halpern. Beautifully printed by Michael and Winifred Bixler on Rives heavyweight paper after a design by Peter A. Andersen, and bound by Claudia Cohen. (Inventory #: 107263)
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