(1984). 9 folio leaves of bond paper, signed in type at the end, stapled in one corner, folded for mailing and with original envelope addressed in Calvino's hand. Very good. Item #202919
Original typescript, with extensive revisions by Calvino both in typescript and holograph, with lengthy passages excised but still legible. The English translation of this essay was used as an introduction to a 1984 republication of Gadda's experimental masterpiece, That Awful Mess on Via Merulano.