The Brescia Dante with a Leaf from the Illustrated Edition of 1487 Printed by Boninus de Boninis. Philip J. Spartano, Chad J. Flake.
The Brescia Dante with a Leaf from the Illustrated Edition of 1487 Printed by Boninus de Boninis

The Brescia Dante with a Leaf from the Illustrated Edition of 1487 Printed by Boninus de Boninis

Provo: Friends of the Brigham Young University Library, 1975. Limited edition. Hardcover. Folio. (xi), 59pp. Includes the essays by Spartano, "Dante Alighieri, Universal Poet", and Flake, "Boninus de Boninis in the History of Printing". Red cloth spine, white buckram printed in a design taken from a woodcut. Finely printed at the Brigham Young University Press in an edition of 250 copies. This is copy No. 166. The original leaf is taken from Canto XVI, Purgatorio, and is text only, with some contemporary marginalia.


Top of spine bumped else a near fine copy.


Disbound and Dispersed, 163.

. Very good. Item #20490

Price: $300.00

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