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    DANTE ILLUSTRATED BY PHOEBE ANNA TRAQUAIR

    Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
    La Vita Nuova by Dante illustrated by Phoebe Anna Traquair.

    A rare copy of La Vita Nuova by Dante illustrated by the Dublin born artist Phoebe Anna Traquair (1852-1936) is available at London booksellers Peter Harrington with a price tag of £1,500 (€1,748).  The first edition is one of 150 copies of a finely printed photographic reproduction of Traquair’s illuminated manuscript.  A key figure in the Arts and Crafts movement Traquairs best known work is Mansfield Place Church, which has been described as Edinburgh’s Sistine Chapel.