Sancasciano Val di Pesa: Tipografico Fratelli Stianti, 1930. One of 300 copies. Wrappers slightly toned and soiled. Unopened with untrimmed edges. Light intermittent foxing throughout and a bit of foxing to edges but bright overall. Includes the pamphlet La Prima Stampa del Codice Caetani Della ‘Divina Commedia’ a Cura di Gelasio Caetani laid in. A fine, clean copy of this exquisite manuscript facsimile. Original brown paper wrappers stamped and lettered in red and black. Large quarto. 497 facsimile pp. + colophon. Item #9482
Not only a very important Dante manuscript, but a beautiful one that influenced the fine printing of Jenson and other Italian Renaissance printers, as well as the Ashendene Press in the twentieth century.