Elsa Morante — HISTORY. A NOVEL

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HISTORY: A NOVEL. Introduction by Simone de Beauvoir. Translated by William Weaver. Illustrated by James Campbell.
LIMITED FIRST US EDITION for The Franklin Library for The First Edition Society, 1977.

Large very heavy octavo, fully bound in darkish green (sacramento green) coloured leather with gilt lettering and design, raised bands along spine, all edges gilt, with sewn in ribbon bookmark. 630 pages. Minor age-toning to the silk endpapers else clean and fine well preserved copy

First US edition, a lavish production with “Notes from the Editors” pamphlet sheets laid in

Elsa Morante — HISTORY. A NOVEL