The Leopard, Giuseppe di Lampedusa, Limited Editions Club, 1988, Fine w/Slipcase

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The Leopard
Author:
Giuseppe di Lampedusa, Archibald Colquhoun (Translator), Leonardo Sciascia (Introduction), and Piero Guccione (Etcher)
Publisher:
The Limited Editions Club
Release Date:
1988
Seller Category:
LIT
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1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 02137
Notes: A Fine book in a Near Fine slipcase, Fine overall, 4to or fo, book: 14" x 10 1/4," slipcase: 14 1/4" x 10 1/2." Beige cloth-covered boards in a dark blue cloth-covered slipcase. Gilt lettering on red leather book spine label. Limited Editions Club letter laid in. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Slipcase has slight rubbing and pilling of the cloth and slight wear to extremities, else clean and intact. Pages pristine and intact. One black-and-white etched frontispiece included. 238 pp., including frontispiece. The Limited Editions Club reprint of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's famous historical novel, _The Leopard_. This novel follows the life of a Sicilian nobleman, Don Fabrizio Corbera, who is caught in the midst of a revolution and civil war during the time of the Risorgimento. The Risorgimento was a nineteenth-century social and political movement that led to the consolidation of different Italian states into the Kingdom of Italy in 1861. Includes Limited Editions Club Letter, Number 554, Series 49, Volume 3, February 1989. Translated by Archibald Colquhoun. Introduced by Leonardo Sciascia. Etched frontispiece by Piero Guccione. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.

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