A Shadow of Dante by Maria Francesca Rossetti, 1884
Selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. Being an Essay Towards Studying Himself, His World and His Pilgrimage. This is the 4th printing of the Rare First Edition with 4 fold-outs in great shape and beautiful Victorian cover designed by her famous artist brother. Many other editions have subseqently been done.
Published by Rivingtons, London, 1884 fourth printing of 1881 First Edition.
Used brown cloth hardbound with 4 foldout figures (see photos for two) 294pp.
Condition: Fine to good with fading of spine and foxing inside front and back covers and a owners bookplate in frontise ( see photo).