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The Sweetness and Greatness of Dante's Divine Comedy. Lecture given October 27th, 1965, at the Dominican College of San Rafael.

San Francisco: Open Space, (1965). First edition (500 copies printed). Bertholf A17a. Presentation copy, inscribed by Duncan to the poet Helen Adam and her sister on the inner front wrapper: "for Helen and Pat / "Ma qui la morta poesi risurga, / O sante Muse, poiche vostio sono" / Let dead poetry rise up again / O holy Muse, for I am yours -- / with love, / Robert". Accompanied by a 4 7/8 x 7 6/8 inch original unsigned drawing by Duncan of a leopard in repose tipped to a slightly larger sheet. Extreme edges of the front wrapper faintly tanned, otherwise a fine copy. Large, thin 8vo, cover and title-page illustrations by Duncan, original stapled illustrated wrappers.

Price: $250.00

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