Purgatory and Paradise New Edition with illustrations by M. Gustave Doré

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Author Name: Alighieri, Dante (translated by Rev. Henry Francis Cary)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition Trade Edition

Publisher New York Cassell Publishing Company 1880

Illustrator Illustrated by M. Gustave Doré

Seller ID 31922

B&W Illustrations; c1880's. This book is in Near Fine condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have generalized toning. All Edges Gilt (AEG) though the gilding has dulled somewhat. "Dante, a name abbreviated, as was the custom in those days, from Durante or Durando, was of a very ancient Florentine family. Dante was born in Florence, May, 1265. His mother's name was Bella, but of what family is no longer known. His father he had the misfortune to lose in his childhood; but by the advice of his surviving relations, and with the assistance of an able preceptor." "M. Gustave Doré.... was born in Strasbourg on 6 January 1832. By age five, he was a prodigy troublemaker, playing pranks that were mature beyond his years. Seven years later, he began carving in cement. At the age of fifteen Doré began his career working as a caricaturist for the French paper Le Journal pour rire, and subsequently went on to win commissions to depict scenes from books by Rabelais..."

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