London: Collins and Harvill, 1960. [Literature in translation]. FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.255. Bound in publisher's green cloth, with titles in gilt to spine. Original pictorial dust-wrapper priced at 16s, with wraparound artwork by Hans Tisdall. Dust-jacket a touch sunned to spine. A very good copy. Widely considered one of the most important novels in Italian, The Leopard was only completed days before the author's death, and was made into a film starring Burt Lancaster. Item #50320
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