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Gli ori e le ambre del Museo nazionale di Napoli (Le Opere D'Arte Recuperate Volume II)

Siviero, Rodolfo

Published by Sansoni, [Firenze], 1954
Condition: Good Hardcover

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Folio. vii, 153 pp. Illustrated with 282 plates, (8 in color) depicting facsimile photographs of breathtaking examples of ornate and gorgeous jewelry as well as gold and bronze statues. Blue cloth with decorative gold border and lettering on front cover and spine protected by original ornamental dj. Thick blue decorative front and rear endpapers. The author, Rodolfo Siviero (1911-1983) studied Arts at the University of Firenze and then perfected himself in Berlin in history of art. During the second world war war he became an agent of the Military Information Service and, after September 8th 1943 he joined the resistance movement creating in Florence an organization whose principal aim was to prevent Nazi troops from sacking Italian artistic patrimony. After the war, the above-mentioned organization was transformed into a committee for the retrieval of works of art constituted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1946, Rodolfo Siviero was appointed plenipotentiary minister and he led the organization till his death. Text in Italian. Age wear to dj, which has been crudely repaired at head and foot with clear masking tape. Minor age wear to boards. Bumping to head and foot of spine. A few small stains to front endpapers. Dj in fait, book in good - very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 20484

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Title: Gli ori e le ambre del Museo nazionale di ...

Publisher: Sansoni, [Firenze]

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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