Boethius and Dante (In Two Volumes) The Consolation of Philosophy By Boethius Translation of H.R. James and Dante's "New Life" with a Commentary By Henry Howard Harper
(Americana - 20th Century - Printing History - Fine Press - The Bibliophile Society)

Boston, Massachusetts: The Bibliophile Society, 1930. F Two volumes; 208 + 148 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Boethius by Bicknell and the other volume with a frontispiece of Dante in an Italian street scene, also by Bicknell. The "New Life" also including Echoes and Love Laments of the Early Italian Renaissance. Limited edition of 433 printed at The Torch Press Iowa for the Bibliophile Club. Approx. 8" x 10 1/4" size; bound in blue patterned-paper covered boards, polished paper vellum spines, gilt spine titles, fore-and-bottom edges deckle. A little edge, tips wear, spine soiling to the bindings, old sunning to the boards; old laid-in small leaf has darkened the tissue-guard in one volume at the club society plate page; in very good condition overall. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24661)


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