Moravia, Albert BOUGHT AND SOLD
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1973). 0374115559 / 9780374115555 First U.S. edition, first printing. Translation by Angus Davidson. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full black cloth with gilt spine titles, green upper page-edge tint; in an age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket by the great Milton Glaser.
Thirty-four stories, each narrated by a woman. "Moravia is the Maupassant of our day, a special Italian sort of Maupassant...the best collection of short fiction read by me during the last two years."--Derek Stanford.