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The Brescia Dante

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No. 69 of a limited ed. of 250 copies

The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

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Each vol. is preceded by two of Longfellow's sonnets on translating the Divina commedia

The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

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"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…

Waterfalls of the Mississippi

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"Printed in the following limited edition at Gaylord Schanilec's studio in the Mississippi River Valley above Stockholm, Wisconsin. It is composed of Garamond type and hand-printed on Zerkall paper using a Vandercook press. Each image is printed in…

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"The ninth in the present series ... There are forty pencil drawings by Picasso, and six Picasso etchings printed by hand, especially made to illustrate this book ... printed in black and sanguine ... The type is 18-point Caslon. The binding is of…

The Frogs

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"The third in the present series of books issued to the members of this Club... illustrated with twenty-eight wood blocks... The edition is designed by Jan Van Krimpen, and printed under his supervision... The type used is Fleishman, for the first…