Paris: Jacques Beltrand, 1922. Limited/Numbered Edition. Hardcover. Item #12894
Edition published to celebrate the six hundredth anniversary of Dante's death and limited to 225 numbered copies, this being #190. In three volumes. xii, 319pp; 320pp; 313pp. Full vellum with gilt decorations and rules on the boards, gilt lettering on the spines, gilt inside dentelles, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Printed on Arches paper with a "1321 Dante 1921" watermark. Text printed in red and black, initials. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings by Jacques Beltrand and his brothers Camille and Georges based on the drawings by Sandro Botticelli. Text in Italian and French. Translation from the Italian by André Pératé. Covers are a bit soiled and spines slightly darkened. Internally clean. A wonderful and well preserved set in a simple and stylish binding. ; Folio.