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GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO

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“IT IS CLEAR THAT HIS OUTLOOK ON THE WORLD IS SENSUOUS”

D’ANNUNZIO, Gabriele. Laudi del Cielo del Mare dela Terra e Degli Eroi: Maia. WITH: Elettra and Alcyone. Milano, 1903. Three works in two volumes, as issued.

Scarce first editions of the first two volumes from Italian poet, playwright and film-maker Gabriele D’Annunzio’s poetic series Laudi— which earned him the reputation as “the best interpreter of European decadence.” Borders and tailpieces by Joseph Cellini. $750.

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“IT IS CLEAR THAT HIS OUTLOOK ON THE WORLD IS SENSUOUS”

D’ANNUNZIO, Gabriele. Francesca da Rimini. Milano, 1902.

First edition of Italian poet, playwright and film-maker Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Francesca da Rimini, written for his lover, actress Eleanora Duse, who first performed the title role in Rome on December 9, 1901—hailed as “the first real tragedy ever given to the Italian theatre.” Illustrated by Art-Nouveau Italian artist Adolfo de Carolis. $650.

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“EVEN THE UNDERSIDE OF DECADENT LITERATURE CAN FIND NO POSSIBLE EXCUSE”

D’ANNUNZIO, Gabriele. Fedra. Milano, 1927.

Later edition of Italian poet, playwright and film-maker Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Fedra, written for his lover, actress Eleanora Duse— who refused the part—illustrated by Art-Nouveau Italian artist Adolfo de Carolis. $400.

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