Title: POESIE SCELTE
Book Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Milano Sonzogno 1897
Seller ID: 40404
220 pages; Early private binding in plain tan cloth-backed marbled boards. A very good copy, with circular ink stamp of an early owner on the dedication page. An early volume of poetry from the prolific Italian writer Antonio Fogazzaro 1842-191, best known for his novels "Piccolo Mondo Antico," and 'Il Santo." Interestingly, the date on the title page reads "189" -- with a blank for the final numeral. The simple colophon at the end states: "Finito di stampare xx. Novembre MDCCCLXXXXVII in Milano." ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.