ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905
ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905
ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905
ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905
ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905
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ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905

Estimate: 14,000 - 18,000 GBP

ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905

Estimate: 14,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:17,640GBP
(1 bid, reserve met)

Description

DANTE ALIGHIERI


[LA DIVINA COMMEDIA]. ASHENDENE PRESS, 1902-1905


Lo Inferno. 1902, limited to 149 copies of which this is one of 135 on paper; Lo Purgatorio. 1904, limited to 170 copies of which this is one of 150 on paper, erratum slip at end; Lo Paradiso. 1905, limited to 170 copies of which this is one of 150 on paper; all 8vo, woodcut illustrations, initials supplied by hand in gold, red, blue and green by Graily Hewitt, original limp vellum, silk green ties, minor fraying to end of ties  


A FINE SET. Given the smaller limitation of the first volume, complete sets are uncommon


LITERATURE:

Hornby XIII, XX and XXI


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Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate


Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905
ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905
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