Faber & Gwyer, 1927, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
560 g.; XII, 306 pages, last page blank, preface by Gilbert Murray, President of the League of Nations Union and index. Sepia toned photographic frontispiece, of author, with tissue guard in situ and there are some creases and browning to said tissue guard. Green coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Dark blue coloured tint to the top text block edge. Bumping and some rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Rubbing to the other book edges and to the book panels and sun fading to the top panel edge. Browning and offset tanning along with some foxing to the endpapers and browning to the internal text. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. "This book provides for the English reader a careful analysis of the historical process which has led to the overthrow of the Italian Constitution and the elevation of a dictator "trampling", as he himself expresses it, "on the rotting corpse of liberty". -- from the preface page V. The rise of Mussolini. First English Translation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; History -- Italy ; Inventory No: 0110177.