“TORMENTS SHOWN WITH MINUTE AND SOMETIMES SHOCKING FIDELITY”
(DORÉ, Gustave) DANTE. The Dore Dante. London, 1904. Six volumes.
Limited "Henry Irving edition" of one of Gustave Doré’s most famous illustrated works—copy number 66 of 1000 produced—with frontispiece portraits of the poet and the illustrator, and 135 full-page wood-engravings. In this copy the initial letters of alternating Cantos have been exquisitely illuminated by hand in vivid watercolors. Handsomely bound in publisher's deluxe three-quarter morocco-gilt by La Belle Sauvage bindery. $7600.