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Inferno: first part of the Divine Comedy (Divina Commedia)

Dante Alighieri, Robert and Jean Hollander

  • Edition: First Printing
  • Book condition: Fine
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The Inferno (first part of "The Divine Comedy" a.k.a. "Divina Commedia") by Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321), written circa 1308-1320. Translated into English with commentary and notes by Robert and Jean Hollander. Hardcover First Edition of the Hollander Translation - First Printing Doubleday 2000. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. A near-perfect copy which appears UNREAD, only shortcoming a hint of tenderness to the back lower corner. A near-perfect dust jacket. Relatively uncommon in the hardcover first printing. The epic grandeur of Dante's masterpiece has inspired readers for 700 years, andhas entered the human imagination. But the further we move from the late medieval world of Dante, the more a rich understanding and enjoyment of the poem depends on knowledgeable guidance. Robert Hollander, a renowned scholar and master teacher of Dante, and Jean Hollander, an accomplished poet, have written a beautifully accurate and clear verse translation of the first volume of Dante's epic poem, the Divine Comedy. Featuring ... Read more

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Dr. Lavendar's People

Margaret Deland

  • Edition: first edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Early 20th-century American Literature by a Woman Writer and Woman's Rights Leader and Suffragette, Signed - Inscribed on the FFEP Dr. Lavendar's People by Margaret Deland First Edition - Harper & Brothers Publishers 1903 (titlepage date and copyright page date match, 1903). One of her "Old Chester" books which centers around communities in Pittsburg. 370 pages followed by ads. Illustrated with 12 plates. Signed - Inscribed by the author. A beautiful inscription on the front end paper quoting a passage from the book, with author's signature, and dated 1905. An author inscription by a woman writer this early in the 20th century is a very rare find. This was from my grandfather's collection. I would like it to fall in the hands of someone who can truly appreciate it, possibly a collector of early American literature by women writers. Priced to sell. Very Good book overall, a very nice copy, solid binding, bright etching on the front, typical fraying upper and lower spine, to corners and extremities but really ... Read more

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Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens

  • Edition: First Hardcover Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine+ to Fine
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Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens (author of A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, etc.) Hardcover First Book Edition (originally issued as a magazine serial, 19 installments 1855-7) Bradbury and Evans,1857. Fine Signed-Binding Bound by Morrell Book Binder, London, probably circa 1900, very small stamp on the top edge of the ffep: Morrell. Binder. London. Contains 39 illustrated plate engravings (including frontispiece). (NOTE: a signed-binding means the binding was signed by the bookbinder, not by the author.)Size, Collation and Condition: Very nice size 8vo/Octavo, 9"x5.5"x1.75" (22.75x14x4.5cm), bound by Morrell Book Binder, London, in light brown leather with parallel lines on front and back cover edges, decorative spine and bands. (original bindings of Dickens books are sometimes quite rare). Frontispiece, engraved Title Page, letterpress Title Page, Dedication (iii), Preface (v-vii), Contents (ix-xii), List of Plates (xiii-xiv), Main Text (1-625). Beautiful book, with ... Read more

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