The Divine Comedy Library edition
This is to purchase a Castalia Library edition of THE DIVINE COMEDY by Dante Alighieri.
- Genuine Italian cowhide binding
- 22k gold spine
- Gilded front cover
- Gilded page edges
- Archival-quality paper
- New and original layout by cantos
- Features the 1867 translation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- Includes six sonnets written by Longfellow about the Comedy
- Interior woodcuts from the 1497 Venetian edition by Pietro Quarengi
- A timeless literary classic
Ah! from what agonies of heart and brain,
What exultations trampling on despair,
What tenderness, what tears, what hate of wrong,
What passionate outcry of a soul in pain,
Uprose this poem of the earth and air,
This mediæval miracle of song!
The current Library Book Club book is LIVES VOL. II by Plutarch.