Author: Calvino, Italo
Title: Invisible Cities
Place Published: San Francisco
Date Published: 1999
With 12 illustrations by Wayne Thiebaud. (4to) 35x31 cm (14x13"), binding constructed of anodized aluminum, U-bolts, and locking post. No. 43 of 400 copies printed on Italian mouldmade papers and clear plastic sheets.
Translated from the Italian and with a new introduction by William Weaver. "Wayne Thiebaud had the idea for drawings of cities that would be invisible until the reader took the action of turning the page. The concept involved printing his drawings on transparent sheets in different colors of inks." A most unusual volume. Signed by Thiebaud in pencil on verso of half-title.