London: Peter Owen, 1971.
First British Commonwealth Edition. Hardcover. 7 1/2" X 5". 155pp. Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket designed by Keith Cunningham, with small tear at top corner of front panel and to tail of spine, dust soiling, edgewear, toning from removed label to rear panel, and light creasing. Distributor label to front flap and title page. Green cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding. Faint stain to top edge of text block. Binding is sound. Occasional pencilled marks to pages throughout. A solid copy of this collection of stories written between 1940 and 1941 by the Italian writer Cesare Pavese. Good / good. Item #3389