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The Divine Comedy (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

The Divine Comedy (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

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Overview

A landmark of world literature, The Divine Comedy tells of the poet Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise in search of salvation. Before he is redeemed by his love for the heavenly Beatrice, he learns the meaning of evil, sin, damnation, and forgiveness through a series of unforgettable experiences and encounters. This edition of The Divine Comedy features Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's renowned translation and 135 full-page reproductions of Gustave Doré's classic engravings from the 1867 edition. The Divine Comedy is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.



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ISBN-13: 9781435162068
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 06/01/2016
Series: Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Series
Edition description: Bonded Leather
Pages: 712
Sales rank: 707
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Durante degli Alighieri, known as Dante (1265–1321), was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature

Paul Gustave Doré (January 6, 1832 – January 23, 1883) was a French artist, engraver, illustrator and sculptor. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving and steel engraving.

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