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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 illustrations after the drawings by Sandro Botticelli


4to. Limited edition. #419 of 1475 copies. Original orange-stained vellum, gilt. Top edge gilt ‘on the rough’, others untrimmed. Double page illustrations from Botticelli’s drawings in Berlin and Rome. Spine faded, as usual. Boards unwarped and contents clean. Near fine.