Words are Stones: Impressions of Sicily 1st Edition 1958 by CARLO LEVI Travel Italy Culture


Title: Words are Stones: Impressions of Sicily

Author: Carlo Levi; translated by Angus Davidson

Description: Stated First printing. Ivory cloth spine with brown paper boards, lettering stamped in violet and black. Very light edge wear. Interior is crisp and clean. Dust jacket shows light wear at spine ends and at tips of corners; price clipped; rear panel rubbed. DJ in archival sleeve. 212 pp. 8 x 5 inches.

The impressions and experiences of the Italian writer Carlo Levi (1902-1975) made during the journeys to Sicily. He provides an account of its landscape, the characteristic life of its people, and its history. It relates the clashing of the old world with the modern age, with many curious stories, from the Capuchin cemetery with 8000 mummies to the story of a victim of a Mafia murder.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy
Place: New York
Year: 1958

Keywords: travel, Italy, Sicily,

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