First edition, first printing. Special limited edition of 500 hand-numbered copies, with an original Type-C print on Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper, tipped in the final page (image 4 x 5 inches), signed on verso by Steinmetz. Hardcover. Paper-covered boards, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Mark Steinmetz. 16 pp., with 14 duotone plates. 7-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches. The 64th publication in the Nazraeli Press One Picture Book series.
From the publisher: "Mark Steinmetz -- whose recently-completed trilogy of books 'South Central,' 'South East' and 'Greater Atlanta' is the subject of wide critical acclaim -- brings 'Italia: Cronaca di un Amore' to the One Picture Book series this Spring. This is an unending story conveyed here in 15 photographs."