Milano: Aldo Martello Editore, 1965. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Item #19546
Edition published to celebrate the seven hundredth anniversary of Dante's birth and limited to 500 numbered copies. In three volumes. 361pp; 333pp; 345pp. Full deep green morocco ruled and lettered in gold on the spine, five raised bands, top edges gilt, others uncut, green endpapers; printed on special Ventura paper. The volumes come in sturdy green paper covered publisher's slipcases with leather inserts. With more than one hundred illustrations by fifty contemporary Italian artists including Giorgio de Chirico, Renato Guttuso, Emilio Greco, Aligi Sassu, Carlo Carrà, Remo Brindisi, Massimo Campigli, Carlo Corsi, Carlo Guarienti assembled for a special Quadriennale exhibition in 1960. Very mild wear to the spines but a superb set nonetheless. This copy, not numbered, is ad personam for Bruno Molajoli. ; Quarto.