FINE PRESS. ILLUMINATION.  DANTE ALIGHIERI. 1265-1321. Vita Nuova of Dante Alighieri, translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.  [New Rochelle]: George D. Sproul, 1902.
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ILLUMINATION. DANTE ALIGHIERI. 1265-1321. Vita Nuova of Dante Alighieri, translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. [New Rochelle]: George D. Sproul, 1902.
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ILLUMINATION.
DANTE ALIGHIERI. 1265-1321. Vita Nuova of Dante Alighieri, translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. [New Rochelle]: George D. Sproul, 1902.
2 volumes. 4to (257 x 200 mm). Printed on vellum. Illuminated title pages, initials, marginalia and end pieces by Ross Turner. Full gray morocco by the Trautz-Bauzonnet Bindery, green, blue, and red morocco onlay, elaborate gilt tooling to outer covers and spine, vellum shield bearing gilt fleur-de-lys at center of covers, inner covers with miniature shield and gilt decorative borders, all edges gilt. Some spotting to endpapers and to margins of a few leaves, extremities and joints lightly rubbed.

ST. DUNSTAN EDITION, limited to 30 copies, the present copy without limitation statement.
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