Milan: Club Italiano dei Lettori, May 1980. First edition thus. Italian edition of Tristessa translated by Ugo Carrega. Originally published by Avon in 1960, Tristessa is based on the author’s Mexican love affair with drug addict Esperanza Villanueva.
Crown octavo (8vo), 136 pp. Brown cloth stamped in black on spine. White gloss-coated pictorial dust jacket. Fine. Additional photos available on request.