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La Vita Nuova

Alighieri, Dante

  • Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co.
  • Published: 1916 , London
  • Condition: very good
Alighieri, Dante. La Vita Nuova. 1916. First Edition featuring Evelyn Paul. Numbered Copy, Signed by Illustrator. Bound in vellum. Beautifully illustrated throughout. Number 81 out of 150. La Vita Nuova introduces the author's life as a young man, particularly his relationship with the famed Beatrice, one of the most famed women in literary history. Evelyn Paul captures the emotion of the story, detailing his first sights of Beatrice in their youth, throughout adolescent love and eventually grief that comes from her passing. Beatrice is a running character throughout the works of Dante, later appearing in the Divine Comedy.

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