Torino: Giulio Einaudi Editore, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #26382
164pp + index. Aqua green cloth stamped in white on the spine. An Italian classic selected for the Premio Viareggio but declined by Calvino who cited the "emptiness" of literary awards. According to Clute and Nicholls (1999) one of the author's titles (together with Le cosmicomiche) closest to science fiction. A fine copy in near fine dustjacket with light edge wear and a 3mm closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. In the Italian language. An extremely attractive copy. ; Octavo; 164 pages.