Dante’s Divine Comedy Hand-Painted Vellum Binding


This beautiful book features a hand-painted vellum binding by the renowned Giannini family, known for intricate details reflecting the themes of Dante Alighieri’s work.

Dante, born Durante degli Alighieri (c. 1265 – 1321), is celebrated as a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, considered a masterpiece of world literature, is often hailed as the greatest poem of the Middle Ages.

The Giannini family, skilled artisans from Florence, have been masters of bookbinding since the 19th century.

Their workshop, “Legatoria Giannini,” established in 1856, is known for exquisite craftsmanship and hand-painted vellum bindings that are considered works of art.

Renowned for their innovative techniques and Renaissance-inspired designs, the Gianninis uphold Florence’s artistic heritage in their bindings, reflecting a personal connection to the literary and artistic currents of their time. This is a one of a kind copy of Dante’s Divine Comedy translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, do not miss this special opportunity to own this beautiful treasure!

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  • Store Name: Ageless Literature
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  • Address: FL
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