Das Leben Dantes – The life of Dante
Das Leben Dantes (The Life of Dante) by Giovanni Boccaccio, printed in the beautiful Insel typography. First edition thus.
Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1909.
Large 8vo.,73, [iii] pp.
Half vellum with gilt-stamped morocco title shield on the spine, patterned paper boards.
Title, initials and cover designed by F.H. Ehmcke. Printed by Offizin Fr. Richter (Leipzig).
Printed in a limited edition of 800 numbered copies (this 773).
Fine: minimal wear to the title shield on the spine.