Milan: Feltrinelli (Universale economica), April 1965. First printing of the second Italian edition of The Subterraneans, translated by Anonimo. Front cover artwork by Silvio Coppola. Originally published by Grove Press in 1958, The Subterraneans is a semi-fictional account of the author’s short romance with a black woman named Alene Lee (Mardou Fox) in San Francisco, 1953 [not in Charters].
Sextodecimo (16mo), 168 pp. In original pictorial white smooth finish wrappers printed in red and black, perfect bound. Very light wear to spine and extremities, else near fine, tightly bound and clean. Additional photos available on request.