THE EMERALD: A NOVEL. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver. New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition in English. A Kafkaesque quest for a priceless emerald in a futuristic Italy divided into a nuclear devastated industrial North and a disadvantaged but voluptuous South. Reginald 34422. Publisher's promotional material laid in. Top edge of text block lightly foxed, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#106052).
"First edition / B C D E" on copyright page.