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Dante's Inferno (translated By cary)

by Dante Alighieri

Condition: Good to Fair


Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co folio, both cover are detached and the spine is damaged, foxing, no date, tanning,. some pages have brown spots where someone left pieces of paper there for years. gilt edges and many pictures good reading copy . Hard Cover. Good to Fair. Illus. by Gustave Dore. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , American poet, educator, and linguist, wrote many long narrative poems, including The Song of Hiawatha , Evangeline , and The Courtship of Miles Standish . Matthew Pearl is the author of the novel The Dante Club , published by Random House, and is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School. In 1998 he won the prestigious Dante Prize from the Dante Society of America for his scholarly work. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Lino Pertile is a professor of Romance languages and literature at Harvard University. He specializes in Dante and the Latin Middle Ages.



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