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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Alfieri, Dino & Luigi Freddi, editions
EXHIBITION OF THE FASCIST REVOLUTION: 1st decennial of the March on Rome
Rome: National Fascist Party, 1933

First edition of the English language edition. Octavo. 258 pp; illustrated throughout with 12 color plates & 257 b/w illustrations, including 20 photogravure & 237 zincotype. Cloth-backed illustrated boards. VG, some light wear to cloth hinges, top & bottom edges lightly rubbed, spine title faded. Text block starting to loosen. A nice, clean copy of this visually stunning exhibition catalog. Based on the 1st Decennial exhibition, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the March on Rome, this book represents the growing cult of Benito Mussolini - Il Duce - and documents a time in Italian history marked by the rise of fascism. The Fascist Party used expressions of traditional culture, such as art exhibitions, in an attempt to re-contextualize and revolutionize Italy. The frontispiece is a facsimile copy of an autograph statement from Mussolini on the exhibition.
Inventory number #012095