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Chi e Giacomo Lauri-Volpi

Chi e Giacomo Lauri-Volpi

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Milano: Edizioni "L'Attuale, 1932. Hardcover. 102p., glossy not-quite-alkaline paperstock with a dozen photoportraits (subject's roles, his family) and facsimiles (congrtulatory telegrams), the obligatory Mussolini mug, hardbound in half-cloth gilt over patterned paper, nice marbled endsheets. The casing yawns a little, the binderywork is so tight that some leaves bear light wrinkling, faint toning to text, toning to cover-paper, a clean sound unmarked copy. Collana Biografica dei Grandi Artisti Lirici Italiani. One portrait shows subject in air service uniform: "Capitano dei bombardieri," we may suppose Pagliacci has had Ethiopians in his bombsights.
  • Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 242767
  • Title: Chi e Giacomo Lauri-Volpi
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Edizioni "L'Attuale
  • Place: Milano
  • Date published: 1932
  • Keywords: 1930S Biography Fascism, Fascist Italy Aviation
  • Bookseller catalogs: 1930S; Biography; Italy; Aviation;


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