The Roman sonnets of G.G. Belli.

Highlands: Highlands:, 1960. 8vo. [lxxiv] pp. FIRST EDITION. A fine copy in the original pictorial wrappers. Item #11586

First edition of this collection of poems first written in the common Roman dialect of the nineteenth century, of which only 1000 copies were printed. Contains an introduction by Williams: “. . . these translations are made not into English but the American idiom in which they appear in the same relationship facing English as the Original Roman dialect does to classic Italian.” Titles include Death with a tail, Popess Joan and The Gravediggers. Wallace, B85.

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