London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 3/4" X 5 1/2". 240pp. Signed by Simon Mawer to title page, with note to facing page "With thanks from the staff at Saint Georges, June 1995," presumably St. George's British International School in Rome where Mawer has taught biology. Dust jacket is enclosed in protective archival sleeve. Mild edgewear to dust jacket. Lilac cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear and gentle bumping to corners. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are age-toned but clean and unmarked. A quite attractive signed first printing of Simon Mawer's memoir of life in Italy. Very good + / very good +. Item #2175