The Early Italian Poets from Ciullo D'Alcamo to Dante Alighieri (1100-1200-1300) in the Original Metres Together with Dante’s Vita Nuova. ed., transl.

The Early Italian Poets from Ciullo D'Alcamo to Dante Alighieri (1100-1200-1300) in the Original Metres Together with Dante’s Vita Nuova.

London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1861. First Edition. First Edition of Rossetti’s first regularly published book, one of around 600 copies (and given institutional holdings, not likely too many remaining in private hands).

8vo. xxxvi, 464pp., bound without half-title or errata. Fennell 19; Fredeman 23.3; W.M. Rossetti 9; NCBEL III, 491; Ehrsam & Deily 219; Vaughan 11; Colbeck 4 (misnumbered pg. 252 for pg. 352, with cancel changes but pasting not visible likely due to rebind); Tinker 1810. This copy bears the small bookplate of noted Rossetti collector and MP, Percy Scawen Wyndham.
Very good but rebound in modern red cloth with leather spine label, contents generally clean but with a few contemporary errant ink marks. Item #199

Price: $200.00

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