a landmark in Italian theatre
PIRANDELLO, Luigi ~ Liola. Rome: A. F. Formíggini, 1917.
8vo (191 × 112 mm.), pp. ix, 145; text in Sicilian dialect with Italian translation opposite. Partially uncut in the original publisher’s wrappers. A near fine copy.
First edition. Considered to be the best play the author wrote in the traditional medium, a landmark in the history of the Italian theatre. The author was later the first Italian playwright to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.