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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

Title

The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri
Translated into English verse by Melville Best Anderson; with notes and elucidations by the translator, and with an introd. by Arthur Livingston.

Creator

Alighieri, Dante

Description

"The fifth in the present series of books issued to the members of this Club... The type used is monotype Bembo in the 16-point size, and it is printed on a white manomacchina paper made by the Cartierre di San Marco of Milan and watermarked with the book's title. The binding is full cloth, a fabric with a design in rose and buff woven by Mario Fortuny of Venice, the title being stamped in gold"-- Publisher's announcement.
"Designed by Hans Mardersteig and printed by him at the Officina Bodoni"-- Colophon.
No. 1113 of a limited ed. of 1500 copies
Signed by the printer
Gift of Loryn Romadka
From the collection of Austin Fredric Lutter, with his bookplate

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

Verona, Printed [at the Officina Bodoni] for the Limited Editions Club, New York

Date

1932

Contributor

Melville Best Anderson
Arthur Livingston
Giovanni Mardersteig

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

xxi, 491 p.
34 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL) PQ4315 A5 1932

Files

dan1932aL.jpg

Citation

Alighieri, Dante , “The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 15, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/105.