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The inferno of Dante Alighieri /
[edited by Mr. H. Oelsner ; English translation by J.A. Carlyle]
|Main Creator:||Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.|
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London : J.M. Dent & Co., MCMXII 
Engraved title page, printed in red and black; title within floral border.
"The present edition of the "Inferno," uniform with the "Paradiso" already issued in "The Temple classics," has been edited by Mr. H. Oelsner, M.A., Ph.D. (author of "The influence on Dante on modern thought," "Dante in France," etc.). The Italian text is based on the editions of Witte, Moore and Casini. The translation and arguments have been reprinted, with certain alterations, from the second (copyright) edition of Dr, Carlyle's famous version ... the notes by Dr. Oelsner, are entirely new. John Aiken Carlyle, M.D., younger brother of Thomas Carlyle planned an English prose translation of the whole of Dante's poems ..."--General editorial note, page 401.
First edition 1900, reprinted 1901 ... 1902 ... 1909, 1912:- half title verso.
Frontispiece: Dante Alighieri, from the bronze bust at Naples.
With ownership signature of 'Georgie Hydes Lees, January, 1911'.
Italian and English on opposite pages.
With pencil markings and annotations through Canto VII, possibly in George Yeats's own hand.
Physical description: 401 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985. page 72.
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