Paris: Editions d'Art les Heures Claires, 1960, first edition with Dali illustrations, one of 3900 examples with 100 color woodcuts by Salvador Dali; printed on Rives paper, watermarked "Les Heures Claires". Circa 13 x 11 inches (330 x 262 mm), sheets loose as issued inside 6 decorated board folders and slipcases; the woodcuts are single loose sheets. In excellent condition, thus rare. The great Surrealist master, Salvador Dali, interprets Dante's classic poem in this great 6-volume set, which comprises 3 parts with 33 cantos each. In "L'Enfer," Dante is guided by Virgil through the 9 Circles of Hell; "Purgatoire" sees Dante at the top of Purgatory mountain; finally, Dante meets Beatrice who takes him to "Paradis". References: Monod 3398; Michler/Lopsinger 1039-1138; Field pp. 189-200.