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FASCIST INDUSTRY: OPERE PUBBLICHE: 1922-1932 [PUBLIC WORKS: 1922-1932]. Zoom



FASCIST INDUSTRY: OPERE PUBBLICHE: 1922-1932 [PUBLIC WORKS: 1922-1932].

 


A beautifully designed large book on the growth of the Fascist industry was published at the 10th anniversary of the rule of the National Fascist Party in Italy.  


Author: Ministero dei lavori pubblici [Ministry for Public Works].
Place and Year: Novara: Istituto geografico De Agostini 1933.
Technique:
Code: 66300

Large 4°: [1] colour title page, VII, [1] colour title page, 295 pp. letterpress with colour vignettes and with interleaved 13 colour title pages, 160 black and white illustrations and 14 full page and folding maps, [2], original black linen binding with embossed white title on the spine and originally paste-down illustrated cover (Very Good, edges of the binding with minor scuffing).

 

A large, exclusively designed book was made at the 10th anniversary of the Fascist Italy and showcases the industrial growth in the country between 1922-1932. 15 richly illustrated chapters showcase different engineering and construction achievements, such as new roads, schools, public buildings, housing projects, damps, aqueducts, river regulations, bridges, reconstructions of churches, etc.

Throughout the book repeats a pattern of art-deco Fascist illustrations: the chapters are divided with title pages, decorated with highly decorative images, accompanied with Fascist symbols, each chapter begins with a striking red pictorial vignette, and black and white illustrations are accompanied with similar grey vignettes. Also the endpapers represent a mixture of abstract shapes of industry and Fascist symbols.

Availability: In stock

€950.00