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Heading: (Dante Alighieri)
Author: Caetani, Michelangelo
Title: La Materia Della Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri/ Dichiarata in VI Tavole da Michelangelo Caetani
Place Published: Rome
Publisher:
Date Published: 1855
Description:


2 preliminary leaves; 5 hand-colored double-page plates, 1 double-page chart, all in lithograph. (Folio) 42x28.5 cm (16½x11¼") cloth-backed paper wrappers (later?). First Edition.



Scarce first edition of this oft-reprinted series of plates illustrated Dante's Hell, Purgatory, & Paradise. OCLC locates only 5 copies of this in North American institutional holdings. Scarce.

Condition
Spine split at fold, some chipping and soiling to wrappers; preliminary leaves detached, light foxing; good.
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La Materia Della Divina Commedia 1855

Estimate $1,500 - $2,000Jun 15, 2017
Starting Price $750
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