Roma: Edizioni di Fiamma, 1923.
First edition, with six original "xilografies." pp. [viii], 255, illustrated (with 252 illustrations and 22 'tavole fregi,' sixteen trichrome by Giulio Cisari), also contains six original prints ('xilografie originali') including G. Wenter Marini ('Assisi'), Emilio Mantelli ('Ritratto di Donna' and 'Autoritratto'), Giuseppe Haas Triverio ('Napoleone') and Luisa Lovarini ('Paesaggio'); text in Italian. 4to. A fine copy in publisher's (unprinted) glassine dust jacket and very good cardboard slipcase box. Glassine jacket has a few short creased tears, but it has protected the binding quite well; the slipcase has a publisher's large printed label; the slipcase is lightly rubbed and tanned OCLC lists three worldwide holdings [Harvard, National Gallery of Art (Landover), and Biblioteca Comunale di Trento]. Item #338413
Arturo Lancellotti (1877-1968) is the author of 'Le memorie d’un Patriota, Giovanni Visconti-Venosta' (1904), etc. Italian artist Giulio Cisari (1892-1979) was a painter, wood engraver, etcher and book illustrator; he also did poster design.
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