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Rare Books

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Curator of Rare Books

The Library received 160 volumes consisting of editions of Dante's works and books about him, the gift of Miss Henrietta G. Ricketts. Included are two 15th-century editions of the Divine Comedy (Venice, 1477; Florence, 1481). All books have been catalogued and are accessible through records in the public catalogue.

For particulars refer to: J. Keene Fleck, "A Dante Collection" in the Princeton University Library Chronicle XVI, 4 (Summer, 1955) p. 187 [full text] .

An important Dante accession shelved in GAX is the elephant folio La divina commedia with illustrations by Amos Nattini, published in Milan, 1923-1941. [(GAX) PQ4302 .F23e]