DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321) - Dante con nuove et utilissime annotationi. Venice: Giovann'Antonio Morando, 1554. Edition of the Commedia with annotations and commentary from the first edition edited by Vellutello. 12mo (146 x 940mm). Title with fine printer's device and woodcut initials, Poet's portrait at A2 verso, three woodcut vignettes which precede the chapters of Hell, Purgatory and Paradise (the last three leaves are missing, light stains, small tears and traces of woodworm at the edges, ink stains at quire "G"). Vellum of reuse, manuscript title at the spine (soiled and with spine and margins chipped) with vellum case (chipped at the edges and at the corners, some stains). Provenance: stamps at the verso of the leaves GG and KK, numerous ancient notes handwritten in brown ink, some deleted ownership notes at the title.