Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Il bosco 191), August 1968 [not in Charters]. First printing of the second Italian edition of Big Sur, translated by Bruno Oddera. Originally published by Farrar, Straus and Company in 1962, Big Sur is a semi-autobiographical account of the author’s three visits to beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s cabin in Big Sur, California.
Crown octavo (8vo), 208 pp. In original pictorial uncoated wrappers, perfect bound. Very light wear to spine and extremities and small bookstore sticker on rear, else near fine, tightly bound and clean. Appears unread. Additional photos available on request.