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The Skin

Malaparte, Curzio

Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1952
Used hardcover
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Boston. 1952. Houghton Mifflin. 1st American Edition. Wear leading to slight fraying at head and heel of spine and to bit worn corners. Pages show some general soiling. Sticker shadow to half title page with some bleed through to page facing title page where, it appears, a previous owner’s address sticker was removed. But the most significant flaw is at the final printed page where the book appears to have been opened too wide at one time leading to some cracking along the gutter. There appears to be evidence of glue residue along the gutter where repairs at been tried at one time. While the binding is still solid, you can see through to the mull (cheesecloth-like backing). No Dustjacket. Translated from the Italian by David Moore. 344 pages. hardcover. keywords: Literature Italy Translated World War II. inventory # 40682. FROM THE PUBLISHER - THE SKIN is the savage account of the American occupation of Naples, first European city to be liberated in World War II. Malaparte’s bestseller is the famous tale of the orgiastic riot of licentiousness, debauchery, and sensuality which took place when the conquered Italians, men, women and children, long under the Fascist and Nazi boot, hastened to prostitute themselves to their American conquerors, the U.S. Army. Wear leading to slight fraying at head and heel of spine and to bit worn corners. Pages show some general soiling. Sticker shadow to half title page with some bleed through to page facing title page where, it appears, a previous owner’s address sticker was removed. But the most significant flaw is at the final printed page where the book appears to have been opened too wide at one time leading to some cracking along the gutter. There appears to be evidence of glue residue along the gutter where repairs at been tried at one time. While the binding is still solid, you can see through to the mull (cheesecloth-like backing). No Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 40682


Bibliographic Details

Title: The Skin

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date: 1952

Binding: hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition.

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