Rare books by Italo Calvino, including first editions and signed first edition copies of Palomar, and Italian Fables.
CALVINO, Italo. The Baron in the Trees.
New York : 1959First edition in English, first printing, inscribed to Broadway star Sondra Lee (b. 1930): "a Sondra, dal suo ammiratore Italo, felice d'averla incontrata appena sbarcato a NEW YORK nov. 1959" (to Sondra, from her admirer Italo, happy to have met her as soon he landed in New York) on front free endpaper. A lovely association copy, from Calvino's first... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 135994
CALVINO, Italo. Le cosmicomiche.
[Torino] : First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed by the author to his English translator "a William Weaver Italo Calvino" on the first blank, with pencil annotations by Weaver in the margins of a few pages. Weaver's translation of this work into English was published in 1968, winning the National Book Award for translation. He would continue... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 132225
CALVINO, Italo. Difficult Loves.
San Diego, New York, and London : 1984First edition in English, first printing, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Calvino's short story collection was first published in Italian in 1970. Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 138976