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I Vagabondi del Dharma.

Milan: Garzanti (Gli elefanti), March 1988. First edition thus. Italian edition of The Dharma Bums translated by Magda de Cristofaro with a six page introduction by Goffredo Fofi. Published a little over a year after the breakthrough success of On the Road, The Dharma Bums is a thinly-veiled account of the author’s spiritual growth and friendship with poet Gary Snyder (Japhy Ryder).

Duodecimo (12mo), 256 pp. In original pictorial textured wrappers, perfect bound. Previous owner’s stamp to ffep, else near fine, tightly bound and clean. Additional photos available on request.