‘I Barbari Di Marte’

I Barbari Di Marte

Milan:  Ponzoni, 1966 (April 15th) mass-sized paperback;
title translates as “The Barbarians Of Mars”;
original price: L. 200;
144 pages;

I.S.B.N.: none (“I Romanzi Del Cosmo N. 189”: ‘The Novels Of The Cosmos No. 189’);
cover artist: unknown.

This is the first foreign (i.e. non-English-language) appearance of Barbarians Of Mars

Contents:-
p. 3–139: I Barbari Di Marte (Barbarians Of Mars) by Michael Moorcock (as by “Edward P. Bradbury”), translated by Gianni Samaja;
p. 140–144: Ritorno Alle Origini (fourth episode) by Luigi Naviglio (as by “Lewis Flash”).

Followed by…

Milan:  Ponzoni, 1968 (December 1st) mass-sized paperback;
original price: L. 300;
288 pages;

I.S.B.N.: none (“Supplemento a I Romanzi Del Cosmo N. 100”: ‘Supplement to The Novels Of The Cosmos No. 100’);
cover artist: unknown.

This combined-title edition is unique, with no English-language equivalent.

Contents:-
p. 3–144: Ritorno Alla Terra (“Retour À La Terre”) by Luigi Naviglio (as by “Louis Navire” as translated by Ann Bastianon);
p. 145–283 (actually numbered 3–139): I Barbari Di Marte (Barbarians Of Mars) by Michael Moorcock (as by “Edward P. Bradbury”), translated by Gianni Samaja;
p. 284–288 (actually numbered 140–144): Ritorno Alle Origini (fourth episode) by Naviglio (as by “Lewis Flash”).