Petrus de Plasiis Ceremoensis dictus Veronensis Divina Commedia 1491

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Book Title

Divina Commedia or Divine Comedy

Volume

N/A

Edition

N/A

Country of Origin

Italy

City of Origin

Venice

Date

November 18, 1491

Printer

Petrus de Plasiis Ceremoensis dictus Veronensis

Language

Latin

Script and/or Type

Roman

Number of Lines

various

Width of Leaf

205 mm

Height of Leaf

310 mm

References

HC 5950, GW 7970, BMC V270, Goff D-33,Oates1794, Proctor 4482

Description

This is a leaf of Incunabula from the Divina Commedia or Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri written between 1308 and his death in 1321, which is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages & the first great work of the Renaissance, and one of the greatest works of world literature. This leaf is from The Inferno, Canto 15 where Dante greets his teacher Brunetto Latini. Petrus de Plasiis Ceremoensis dictus Veronensis printed it on November 18, 1491 in Venice. The folio size leafmeasures 310 x 205 mm. in totality and contains various lines of text surrounded by 62 lines of commentary. The Verso: contains the same amount of type and layout with hand written annotations in an old hand.

Medium

Paper

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