Cantata di Bomarzo, Traduzione di Francesco Tentori Montalto

By: Manuel Mujica Lainez (1910-1984)

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(Verona, Italy: Plain Wrapper Press, 1981). Series: Plain Wrapper Press Keepsake: Otto.

4to. 11 x 8 inches. Unpaginated. [12] pp. Title page and text printed in black and red inks; text clean, unmarked. Printed paper wrappers, stitched; binding square and tight. GIL123-004. Fine.

LIMITED EDITION of 130 copies, this copy is out of sequence, translated from Spanish to Italian by Francesco Tentori Montalto, handset in Spectrum types on Wookey Hole paper. This Italian edition of Manuel Mujica Lainez's libretto that consists of three narratives and three cantos originally composed in Spanish. It was produced as a Keepsake for Italian collectors of Plain Wrapper Press editions. Manuel Muica Lainez was an Argentine novelist, essayist and art critic. Between 1962 and 1974, Lainez issued a cycle of historical fantasy novels - Bomarzo (1962); El Unicornio (1965); and El Laberinto (1974). Bomarzo concerns the morally and physically deformed Pier Francisco Orsini, Duke of Bomarzo. Lainez adapted the work into an opera libretto set by Alberto Ginastera. It premiered in Washington, DC, in 1967. The Plain Wrapper Press issued an illustrated edition in Spanish in 1981, but this keepsake is not illustrated.

REFERENCE: Rummonds, Fantasies and Hard Knocks, pp. 508-518.

Title: Cantata di Bomarzo, Traduzione di Francesco Tentori Montalto

Author Name: Manuel Mujica Lainez (1910-1984)

Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 130 copies, this copy is out of sequence

Created: 1981

Country of Origin: Italy

Location Published: Verona, Italy, Plain Wrapper Press: 1981

Binding: Printed paper wrappers, stitched

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: None, as issued

Size: 4to. 11 x 8 inches

Type: Book

Categories: Fiction, Fine Press

Seller ID: GIL123-004

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