Tears and Wine. Translation by Wilfrid David; Art by Vivienne Flesher; Forward by Ernest Hemingway; Afterword by the author.

By: VITTORINI, ELIO.

Price: $400.00

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Book Condition: Fine condition


Copy 110 of 170 numbered copies, signed by the artist on the colophon. 196 pp.; 7" x 10"; text printed entirely by letterpress; bound in German Fabric over archival boards; French endsheet; in slipcase of German paper over archival boards. Illustrated with 14 drawings by artist Vivienne Flesher, several of which are printed in multiple colors by a combination of duotone lithography and letterpress.

Vittorini's first novel, written between 1936 and 1937, and first published in the U. S. in 1951 under the title In Sicily. A story about a young man who returns to the mountain village of his youth to reunite with his mother, the friends of his father, and the beauty of the land. This special edition is introduced by Ernest Hemingway who much admired the writer's work, and also includes an autobiographical essay by the author which appears with the text for the first time as an afterword.

Title: Tears and Wine. Translation by Wilfrid David; Art by Vivienne Flesher; Forward by Ernest Hemingway; Afterword by the author.

Author Name: VITTORINI, ELIO.

Categories: The Yolla Bolly Press,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Covelo, California, The Yolla Bolly Press: (2001)

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine condition

Seller ID: 8635

Keywords: Yolla Bolly Press Italy Italian Literature Fine Press Fiction