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Big Sur.

Novara: Mondadori-De Agostini (Evergreen: grande biblioteca per ragazzi), 1990. First edition thus. Italian edition of Big Sur translated by Bruno Oddera and with a new introduction by Nella Raggio. 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), 210 pp. Pictorial gloss-coated paper-covered boards with red leather spine. Stamped in gold on spine. Without dust jacket as issued. Fine. Additional photos available on request.