Il Gioco del Calcio Fiorentino: Lensi, Alfredo Il Gioco del Calcio Fiorentino: Lensi, Alfredo Il Gioco del Calcio Fiorentino: Lensi, Alfredo Il Gioco del Calcio Fiorentino: Lensi, Alfredo

Il Gioco del Calcio Fiorentino

Lensi, Alfredo

Published by Rinascmen to-de Libro, Florence, 1931
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Sm. folio. 1/400 copies. 146 pp. of text followed by 48 pp. of color and b&w plates. Quarter vellum over gold-stamped paper-covered boards, protected by modern mylar. Gold lettering on spine. Title-page vignette. Introduction by Lando Ferretti. First comprehensive book on Florentine soccer, illustrated with b/w and duo-tone reproductions of photographs, reproductions of drawings of costumes in rich vibrant colors, photogravures, as well as facsimiles of various art work in b/w. Many of the plates show players in their original costumes, at games and ceremonies. Rare history and bibliography of Calcio, by many considered the father of football (soccer). The sport has its origins in ancient Greece and Rome. Includes 2 pages illustrated with flags in color. Age wear, scuffing and some staining on binding. 4" split along tail of spine on front board, 2" split along same area on back board, firmly holding. Paper on title-page split along gutter. 2 1/2" crooked, closed tear on lower right corner of title illustration page. Small abrasions and chipping on same area on following four, last two, and few other pages. Text in Italian. Binding in good+, interior in near fine condition. Rare. Contents: Introduzione / Bibliografia dell' antico Gioco del Calcio Discorso riassuntivo / Descrizione bibliografica delle opere / Indice generale dei nomi di autori, traduttori, commentatori, illustratori, tipografi, ecc. / Il "Calcio" nella Storia / La partita del 17 Febbraio 1530 / La ripresa storica del 1930 / Appendice / Societa storica per il Gioco del Calcio fiorentino: Statuto e Regolamento / Comitato che ha organizzato la rievocazione storica del Gioco del Calcio nel 1930 , I Consiglio della Societa storica per il Gioco del Calcio (1931) / Elenco dei dignitari e degli ufficiali che parteciparono alla storica ripresa del 1930/31, Giocatori. Bookseller Inventory # 7009

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Title: Il Gioco del Calcio Fiorentino

Publisher: Rinascmen to-de Libro, Florence

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: Limited edition.

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