Secker & Warburg, 1972, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
870 g.; (5], 6-256 pages,, notes and references, biographical dictionary, select bibliography and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing Lucia Bose from the 1950 film "Cronaca di un Amore". The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographic stills from various Italian films Italian cinematic history. Black coloured cloth covered boards with silver titles to the backstrip. A little slumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the top and bottom book edges. Light browning and faint foxing to the top text block edge and light age toning of the other text block edges and internal text. A few foxing spots throughout the text. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front end paper. Colour photographic dustwrapper, showing socio-Marine, against a white background with brown and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Some handling marks and browning to the dustwrapper panels. A history of Italian cinema from inception, 1895, through to writing of the book. First published in French and translated from the French by Robert Graves and Oliver Stallybrass. First English Translation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Film ; Italy ; Inventory No: 0110328.