New York: Bruce Rogers and the Press of A. Colish, 1955. Full leather. Fine. Botticelli. A lovely copy of this lavish 1955 prose translation of Dante's "The Divine Comedy". #107 of only 300 copies bound in a full, dark-green leather and designed by the formidable Bruce Rogers. The translation (which had originally been rendered 40 years earlier) is by Charles Eliot Norton --former President of Harvard-- and the illustrations are from designs by Botticelli. Thick folio, deckled fore and bottom edges. Imposing and very impressive. Also includes a very sturdy, Near Fine example of the publisher's dark cardboard slipcase. (Inventory #: 12917)
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