Lot 201: DANTE'S DIVINE COMEDYPlatinum House
October 11, 2012
Melbourne, AustraliaLive Auction
DANTE'S DIVINE COMEDY
Apresso Giovambattista, Marchio Sessa and bros., Venice :1578. Edited by Francisco Sansovino including commentaries by Alessandro Velutello and Christoforo Landino. Rebound with vellum boards and gilt panelled leather spine (spine partially detached from book). Some foxing throughout and ink stain present on pages 220, 221, 222 & 281. Printing errors occur on page numbers 107, 347, 350, 378 & 379 and pages 380, 381 are missing . Copious fine woodcut illustrations throughout.