Lot 6 of 478:
Dante in hand-painted vellum bindings  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$660
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
La Divina Commedia

Author:
Alighieri, Dante

Place:
Florence

Publisher:
G.C. Sansoni

Date:
c.1900

Description:

3 volumes. (12mo) 10.5x7.5 cm (4x3") period full vellum, covers painted by hand.

Very attractive bindings, each with a portrait, text, and other flourishes in the style of an illuminated manuscript.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Worn, some chipping the surface layer of the vellum, lacking ties; paper browned and with some chipping; good.


 
Item number:
283579
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