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  • NUMBERS IN THE DARK and Other Stories. by Calvino, Italo.
    Calvino, Italo.
    NUMBERS IN THE DARK and Other Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Posthumous collection of short stories by this important 20th century writer. Translated from the Italian by Tim Parks. Editor's note. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-679-442057.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50900
    View cart More details Price: $20.00
  • GOGOL'S WIFE AND OTHER STORIES. by Landolfi, Tommaso.
    Landolfi, Tommaso.
    GOGOL'S WIFE AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New Directions, (1963.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book by Landolfi to be published in the United States, a collection of stories written over a period of 25 years. Gandolfi has been called the Italian Kafka, linked with the surrealists, compared to Borges - but his remains a unique voice, imaginative and ironic. Translated from the Italian by Raymond Rosenthal, John Longrigg & Wayland Young. 183 pp..

    Condition: Ex-library but with only one stamp on the rear endpaper and slight signs of a pocket having been removed, so overall a tight and clean copy in a near fine and unmarked dustjacket. Uncommon in the hardcover first edition.

    Book ID: 31029
    View cart More details Price: $75.00