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Creator:
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.
Title:
The Divine comedy of Dante Alighieri : Inferno / a verse translation by Tom Phillips with images and commentary.
Alternate Title(s):
Inferno. English.
Published/Created:
London : Talfourd Press, [1983].
Physical Description:
2 v. : col. ill. ; 43 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A P 16
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The commentary is "a parallel text embedded in the images; a poetic gloss deriving ... from W.H. Mallock's A human document, a Victorian novel that is here plundered ... for possible insights into Dante's thought." Cf. Prospectus.
Limited ed. of 185 copies, of which copies numbered 1-100 are for sale in loose sheets in 2 cases or bound to order.
Translation of: Inferno.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. [54], signed on the colophon and intiialed throughout by Tom Phillips. This copy is in loose parts in 2 black cloth-covered cases, designed by Petta Erskine-Tulloch.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. -- In art.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1983.
Hell -- Poetry.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1983.
Talfourd Press -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Screen prints -- 1983.
Contributors:
Phillips, Tom, 1937-
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