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La Vita Nuova

by Alighieri, Dante

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

Firenze: G. Barbera, 1899. Text in Italian, 451 pp., top edge gilt, marbled boards, joints and corners rubbed, pages are starting to darken slightly at edges.. Settima Edizione. Three-Quarter Red Leather. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Italian, Dante, Alighieri, Allighieri.

Synopsis

La Vita Nuova marked a turning point in European literature, introducing personal experience into the strict formalism of medieval love poetry. The sequence of poems tells the story of Dante?s passion for Beatrice, the beautiful sister of one of his closest friends, transformed through his writing into a symbol of love that was both spiritual and romantic. From unrequited passion to the profound grief he experiences at the loss of his love, this work intersperses exquisite verse with Dante?s own commentary on the structure and origins of each poem, offering a unique insight into the poet?s art and skill. Barbara Reynolds?s translation, acclaimed for its lucidity and faithfulness to the original, is now enhanced with a new introduction and other material.

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Bookseller
Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000137
Title
La Vita Nuova
Author
Alighieri, Dante
Book condition
Used
Edition
Settima Edizione
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G. Barbera
Place of Publication
Firenze
Date published
1899
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Leather Bindings;

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Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC

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About Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC

Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC is located in Middlebury, Connecticut. Michael has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1976 and carries an eclectic array of books and manuscripts.

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Marbled boards
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jacket
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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
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Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined...[more]
top edge gilt
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