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The Leopard, 1st UK

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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The Leopard, 1st UK

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Vintage; 1960s
8.5" L x 5.75" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa. London: Collins and Harvill Press, 1960. Rare first UK edition. With a gorgeous jacket designed by Hans Tisdall, this is an exceptional copy of one of the great romantic novels. Semi-autobiographical and written months before the Prince of Lampedusa's death, it recreates the splendor and terror of life in Sicily in the 1860s. An above-average copy of this masterpiece, in a perfect, unfaded jacket.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.