Adolfo de Carolis, ‘Francesca da Rimini’, 1902, Sylvan Cole Gallery

D'Annunzio, Gabriele.
Francesca da Rimini.
Milano: Fratelli Treves, 1902.

First edition of this play based on an episode from Dante's Inferno.

Dramatic woodcut illustrations by Adolfo de Carolis.

Both text and illustrations printed in red and black.

Printed on fine wove paper.

4to, publisher's gilt-stamped limp cloth, original ties. Uncut. Spine slightly cocked, else fine and bright.

Publisher: Fratelli Treves

Turn of the Century 97. Hofstaetter 204-205.

About Adolfo de Carolis

Italian, 1874-1928, Montefiore dell'Aso, Province of Ascoli Piceno, Italy