Verona: Limited Editions Club, 1952. Hardcover. Spine a touch sunned with some spotting that appears to be water drops; internally Fine. Overall Very Good in a Good slipcase lacking the backstrip. A lovely book. Bruno Bramanti. Small quarto (8-1/2" x 12") bound with a green Italian buckram spine with the title stamped in gold leaf and sides covered with a hand-made and hand-printed brown-and-green Varese paper; 168 pages. Translated into English verse by John Dryden with an introduction by George F. Whicher. Designed by Giovanni Mardersteig and printed at the Officina Bodoni. Illustrated with wood engravings by Bruno Bramanti, the prints pulled directly from the blocks. Copy #844 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist and the designer on the colophon page. (Inventory #: 018312)
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