O POET OF APULIA! Traduzione per Umberto Fraccacreta. Italy: Passed for Press by A.M.G., 1944. Octavo, single sheet folded once to make four pages, self-wrappers. First edition. Handwritten colophon "No. 4 of 25 Antique Paper Copies" on last page along with Gawsworth's signature. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Gawsworth on first leaf: "J. H. H. G. [J. H. Hogarth Gante] / from / J. G. / 1947." Contains Gawsworth poem of this title, dedicated to Fraccacreta, side-by-side with Fraccacreta's Italian translation. The trade issue of this leaflet is titled differently (UMBERTO FRACCACRETA) and has a different translation by Fraccacreta, although the body of Gawsworth's poem is substantially identical. Owen, John Gawsworth, Some Publications 1931-1944, p. [3] (under title of "Umberto Fraccacreta"). Faint fold crease, light scattered foxing, a very good copy. (#114785).

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