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GREENE, Graham.

Nino Caffè.

[Rome] : 1960 Stock Code: 103301
£1,500.00
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Notes

First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist on the second leaf, "Best wishes! Nino Caffè, Jan. 1966". An earlier version of Graham Greene's appreciation of Italian painter Nino Caffè, 'the painter of young priests', had previously appeared in the catalogue for Caffè's exhibition at the Knoedler Gallery in New York in 1953. Text in English, Italian and French. An uncommon Graham Greene title.

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Description

Oblong quarto. Original red satin boards, titles to spine and front board gilt, decoration to front board gilt, bevelled edges.

Illustrations

14 tipped in colour plates and black and white illustrations in the text.

Condition

Small white stain to tail of spine and front board, cloth with a few tiny chips, mainly affecting rear board, light spotting to endpapers, else contents bright. An excellent copy.

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