12mo., publisher’s blue paper wrap with title printed on front cover and spine, original retail price on back cover, printed ornamentation/cornicing, pp. , 255, , pages uncut. Wrapper discolored and worn, some chipping/cracking to extremities, some foxing to first and last pages, otherwise bright and uncut. Recognized as the first edition of Leopardi’s Operette morali (revised and augmented additions of which would appear in 1834 and 1835). V. scarce, and yet more scarce for being in its original wrap and with the spine intact. Text in Italian.
LEOPARDI, Giacomo, Operette morali del conte Giacomo Leopardi., Presso Ant. Fort. Stella e Figli, 1827
SKU: 034343 Categories: Italian, Literature, Poetry Tag: Leopardi first edition originale prima edizione Giacomo literature letteratura prosa ottocento nineteenth century poesia poetry Italian Italy Italia italiana operette morali zibaldone