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    The Beautiful Divine Comedy
    Printed by John Henry Nash

    [John Henry Nash]. Dante Alighieri. The Comedy of Dante Alighieri of Florence, Commonly Called the Divine Comedy... San Francisco, Printed by John Henry Nash, 1929. Magnificent fine press edition, limited to 250 numbered copies, of which this is number 167. Complete in four folio volumes (Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, The Florence of Dante Alighieri). Publisher's full vellum over boards, yapp edges at fore-edges, boards ruled in gilt, spines ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, top edge gilt. Spines a bit thumbsoiled, some rubbing and minor soiling to boards, some occasional minor soiling in text. A fine example of this lovely item, the most sought after title from Nash's press.


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    April, 2016
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