Death in Venice

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. First American Edition, preceding the British edition by three years. The title story is the basis for the 1971 film directed by Luchino Visconti, starring Dirk Bogarde and Marissa Berenson.

Very Good plus in a Very Good or better example of the rare dust jacket. Light foxing affecting the page block and last few leaves. Jacket is lightly edgeworn along the top edge, with the usual toning on the spine panel, and a shallow chip at the crown.

In a custom maroon quarter-leather clamshell box.

[Book #156516]