Giovanni VILLIANI, translated and with afterword by Hans RHEINFELDER – Dante.
Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1962.
Bilingual edition: text in Italian & German. Written by the Italian historian Giovanni Villani from Florence (1276-1348). Tranlated into German for the first time. Printed in 150 copies for members of the “Berliner Bibliophilen Abend”, set in the Dante-type created by Giovanni Mardersteig and printed on the hand press of Officina Bodoni.
Original publisher’s quarter spine over gray paper-covered boards, gilt lettering spine, top-edge gilt. In slipcase. Page edges untrimmed.
8vo: 17pp., pp., afterword, colophon.
Ref: Mardersteig 125.
Very fine copy – as new.