London: Collins and Harvill Press, 1960. First U.K. Edition. First English language edition of the Italian author's only novel, initially published as Il Gattopardo in 1958. Basis for Luchino Visconti's Oscar-nominated 1963 film, starring Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, and Claudia Cardinale. Item #4807
First Impression. Octavo (21.5cm); hunter green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; ,9-254,pp. Faint, scattered foxing to text edges, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 16s.net), showing some trivial wear to extremities, and subtle toning along flap folds and edges; Near Fine.