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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178 A

    CANGIULLO, Francesco. Piedigrotta. Parole in Liberta [Piedigrotta. Words Released]. Milan: Edizioni Futuriste di Poesia, 1916. 4°. Typographic designs throughout. (Short tear in top margin of a few leaves, occasional light browning.) Original red printed paper wrappers (edges faded, spine with small chips and light wear and repaired with tape on the verso). FIRST EDITION. Piedigrotta employs typography for the text and cover which echoes the pyrotechnical nature of the Neapolitan feast after this futurist poem is named.

    Price Realised  

    CANGIULLO, Francesco. Piedigrotta. Parole in Liberta [Piedigrotta. Words Released]. Milan: Edizioni Futuriste di Poesia, 1916. 4°. Typographic designs throughout. (Short tear in top margin of a few leaves, occasional light browning.) Original red printed paper wrappers (edges faded, spine with small chips and light wear and repaired with tape on the verso). FIRST EDITION. Piedigrotta employs typography for the text and cover which echoes the pyrotechnical nature of the Neapolitan feast after this futurist poem is named.


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    CANGIULLO, Francesco. Piedigrotta. Parole in Liberta [Piedigrotta. Words Released]. Milan: Edizioni Futuriste di Poesia, 1916. 4°. Typographic designs throughout. (Short tear in top margin of a few leaves, occasional light browning.) Original red printed paper wrappers (edges faded, spine with small chips and light wear and repaired with tape on the verso). FIRST EDITION. Piedigrotta employs typography for the text and cover which echoes the pyrotechnical nature of the Neapolitan feast after this futurist poem is named.

    The estimates are £400-£600.