BOOKS: Dante 1819 2nd Ed Complete 3 Volumes, The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri: Complete in three volumes. Taylor & Hessey, London, The second edition corrected, 1819. Full leather bindings with marbled endpapers and gilded page edges. Bookplate of James B. Gallie and leather nameplate of Anna E. Clark affixed to inside front cover of each volume.
Provenance: Estate of Huguette Clark
Notes/Literature: Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906-2011) was an heiress and philanthropist, who became well known again late in life as a recluse, living in a hospital for more than 20 years while her mansions remained empty. She was an accomplished artist and musician, having studied under famous portrait painter Tadeusz Styka, and her paintings were exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington in 1925
Fair, volume III front board detached, leather worn at joints and missing some chips to spines, boards showing at some corners, leather nameplate discolored the facing pages and following one or two leaves, be advised that all lots in this sale will exhibit some degree of wear due to age and/or handling