Milan: Garzanti, 1984.
First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. Item #041314
Slight wear and foxing to original thick wraps. First edition of Calvino's late collection of meditations on the bizazrre, the disquieting, and the fantastic - inscribed to author, journalist and psychoanalyst Contardo Calligaris and dated 30.10.84. Touching on the Codex Seraphinianus, Roland Barthes, and Calvino's travels, both real and imagined. Translated into English in 2013 as Collection of Sand. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Antiquarian & Rare. Inscribed by Author. Inventory No: 041314.