Libreria Editrice Internazionale, 1916. Item #55650
BORSI, Giosue. LETTERE DAL FRONTE: AGOSTO-NOVEMBRE 1915. Torino: Libreria Editrice Internazionale, . 24mo., printed wraps in the original glassine; 216 pages. First Edition. Borsi was an Italian poet and journalist who enlisted voluntarily as a second lieutenant in the Territorial Militia immediately when Italy entered the war in October, 1915. Borsi was sent to the Isonzo front where he was mortally wounded on November 10 while leading his platoon in an attack. The are letters from the front sent home to his mother, Diane Borsi. Signed by Diana Borsi on the copyright page. There is a short inscription on the title page, dated "Milano 6-9-16" written on the title page in the same type of black ink as Diana's signature- but we cannot confirm it was penned by her. Very Good condition. $350.00.