Thirty-Three Sonnets of Guido Cavalcanti
Thirty-Three Sonnets of Guido Cavalcanti
Thirty-Three Sonnets of Guido Cavalcanti
Thirty-Three Sonnets of Guido Cavalcanti

Thirty-Three Sonnets of Guido Cavalcanti

San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1991.

One of 26 lettered hors de commerce copies matching the limited edition of 150 copies. Quarter brown morocco and green silk covered boards, spine lettered in gilt. A Near Fine copy with a little fraying along silk edges, a few scuffs. With signed etching by Joseph Goldyne.

The poetry of Cavalcanti, a leading poet of the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries and a close friend of Dante, was rescued from virtual obscurity by Ezra Pound, who translated his works into English. The 36th book of The Arion Press, printed on handmade Umbia paper and produced under the direction of Andrew Hoyem. Item #140937804

Price: $1,000.00