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The Divine Comedy: Hell, Volume I

By: Alighieri, Dante; Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1896

Seller ID: 2261609

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, ink name on front endpaper, pages very faintly toned. 1896 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 193 pp. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia [di'vina kom'm?dja]) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the preeminent work in Italian literature[1] and one of the greatest works of world literature.[2] The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th cen... View more info

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume II: Purgatory

By: Alighieri, Dante; Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1892

Seller ID: 2297755

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Ink name on front free endpaper. 1892 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 216 pp. Green boards. Top page ridge gilt. Beginning with Dante's liberation from Hell, Purgatory relates his ascent, accompanied by Virgil, of the Mount of Purgatory - a mountain of nine levels, formed from rock forced upwards when God threw Satan into depths of the earth. As he travels through the first seven levels, Dante observes the sinners who are waiting for their release into Paradise, and through these encounters he is himself transformed into a stronger and better man. For i... View more info

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume III: Paradise

By: Alighieri, Dante; Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1892

Seller ID: 2297756

Condition: Very Good


Spine head lightly rubbed, ink name on front free endpaper. 1892 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 215 pp. Green boards. Top page ridge gilt. To the consternation of his more academic admirers, who believed Latin to be the only proper language for dignified verse, Dante wrote his Comedy in colloquial Italian, wanting it to be a poem for the common reader. Taking two threads of a story that everybody knew and loved – the story of a vision of Hell, Purgatory and Paradise, and the story of the lover who has to brave the Underworld to find his lost lady – he combine... View more info

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, in Three Volumes: Hell [Inferno]; Purgatory [Purgatorio]; Paradise [Paradiso]

By: Alighieri, Dante; Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1902

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2294523

Condition: Near Fine


Spines slightly faded. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiv, 240; viii, 259; viii, 274 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt. A revised edition of Charles Eliot Norton's prose translation, with footnotes, aids to study, introduction, and index. Includes Dante's complete Divine Comedy: Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso. View more info