DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321) - Dante con l'espositioni di Christoforo Landino, et D'Alessandro Vellutello. Venice: Giovanni Battista e Giovanni Bernardo Sessa, 1596. Reprint of the Comedia edited in 1564 by Sansovino, with commentaries by Landino and Vellutello and with a rich iconographic apparatus. Folio (330 x 220mm). Title with woodcut portrait of Dante, numerous woodcut devices, frames and initials, 97 woodcut illustrations (browning, spotting, staining and waterstaining, 2B4-2B5 are slightly shorter in outer margin, ink stains on L4 recto and L5 verso, quires a-b reinforced). Most recent vellum without covers, purple edges, in calf box heavily dropped (lacking spine, cover panel slightly low-cut, wormholes, stainining, heavy defects).

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