[ Parma]: Guanda, [ 1953]. xxvii,,438pp. plus ads. Large octavo. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers a bit tanned and smudged, text paper typically tanned at edges, but a very good copy in faintly worn dust jacket. Item #WRCLIT30671
First edition of this substantial anthology of American poets from Stephen Crane to Richard Wilbur, with English texts printed parallel with the translations. A number of African-American writers are included, the whole in supplement to Izzo's similar collection issued four years earlier. With the pencil annotation on the front panel of the dust jacket of one of the contributors, James Laughlin.