Divina Commedia. [Manuscript facsimile from the Codex Caetani, dating from the latter part of the fourteenth century.]
Dante Alighieri.

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. + colo (Item ID: 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.

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