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Fantastic Tales by  Lawrence (editor & translator)  I. U.; Venuti - Signed First Edition - 1992 - from House of Our Own Books (SKU: 004843)

Fantastic Tales

Fantastic Tales by  Lawrence (editor & translator)  I. U.; Venuti - Signed First Edition - 1992 - from House of Our Own Books (SKU: 004843)
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Fantastic Tales

by Tarchetti, I. U.; Venuti, Lawrence (editor & translator)

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
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ISBN 10
156279020X
ISBN 13
9781562790202
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San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.: Mercury House, 1992. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Pearson, Jim. Inscribed by Editor. This is the first English translation of the Fantastic Tales of the 19th century Italian writer I. U. Tarchetti, whose novel Fosca was the basis for Ettore Scola's 1981 film Passione d'amore; the stories in this book were the first Gothic tales published in the Italian language; includes an introduction by the translator Lawrece Venuti and illustrations by Jim Pearson; an appendix contains translations of two French Gothic tales and a memoir of Tarchetti by Salvatore Farina; inscribed, signed, and dated by Venuti on the half-title page (black cloth with gold lettering, gold edges, gray end papers, black ribbon marker; dust jacket has illustration by Pearson on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy)

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Bookseller
House of Our Own Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
004843
Title
Fantastic Tales
Author
Tarchetti, I. U.; Venuti, Lawrence (editor & translator)
Illustrator
Pearson, Jim
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
156279020X
ISBN 13
9781562790202
Publisher
Mercury House
Place of Publication
San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
Date Published
1992

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