29 June 2005
COLLODI, Carlo (pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini, 1826-1890). The Story of a Puppet or the Adventures of Pinocchio. Translated from the Italian by M.A. Murray. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892.
8o. Frontispiece and illustrations in text by C. Mazzanti. (Marginal tear on P1 affecting one letter.) Original floral-decorated white cloth, edges stamped with matching floral pattern, matching floral endpapers; quarter morocco folding case with onlaid morocco design of Disney's version of Pinocchio. Provenance: Richard Manney (his sale, Sotheby's New York, 11 October 1991, lot 58).
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. A VERY FINE COPY.
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