Item #72183 The Castle of Crossed Destinies. Italo CALVINO, William Weaver.
The Castle of Crossed Destinies.
The Castle of Crossed Destinies.

The Castle of Crossed Destinies.

New York / London: Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich, 1977. First English language edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. x + 129pp. Black cloth spine over brown & black "marbled" boards, gilt titling to spine, b&w and a few colour illustrations, end note. Stated first edition. Publisher's description: "Inspired by a series of 15th century tarot cards, Calvino uses the device of tarot cards and their archetypal images to create a series short fantastic narratives." Head and tail of spine lightly bumped, a bit of general shelf rubbing a few light marks to upper spine. Overall a tight, clean VG+ copy in VG dust jacket. (Dust jacket lightly discolored, rubbed and chafed at edges with light creasing and a few tiny chips, reverse browned and with some black offset from the cloth at the bottom of the spine, not clipped. Now protected by a removable mylar cover). Item #72183

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