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Anthony Smith Books

General stock but specialities include library sets, illustrated books, architecture, biography, history and literature.  Small stock, £10 - £10,000. Private premises, with regular pop-up shops in central London. Visitors welcome by appointment. Very flexible. Catalogues issued occasionally. Pop-up shops held at John Murray's former offices at 50 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BD.

La Divina Commedia or The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian & English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella of the University of Florence with the English version of H. F. Cary and 42 il


Limited edition. #781 of 1475 copies. Rebound in full tan niger morocco, gilt, by Henry Sotheran, apparently to match the publisher’s binding on the set of Shakespeare’s Works (1929-33) which was another highlight of the Nonesuch Press. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Double page illustrations from Botticelli’s drawings in Berlin and Rome.