CIVILTA

Rivista della Esposizione Universale di Roma.

[#16530]
Anno 1-3 no 1 (all published, also numbered as Nos. 1-11). Milano, Bompiani, 1940-1942. Large folio; original pictorial wrappers; numerous illustrations and photographs. (Contents of some issues loosening in the spine and some covers very lightly damaged,otherwise very good conditon).

EUR 500.00

Published to promote the Esposizione Universale di Roma ('E.42') which in fact never materialised because of the developments of the war. Covers by M. Campigli and A. Funi. Texts by C. Alvaro, R. Bacchelli, M. Bontempelli, E. Cecchi, S. D'Amico, G. Gentile, A. Libera, C.E. Oppo, M. Piacentini, G. Piovene, M. Praz; depicting art by Bartoli, Campigli, Carra, Casorati, De Chirico, De Pisis, Funi, Marini, Severini, Sironi, Soffici, Tosi. Of special interest is the important advertising section, printed on full page,glossy paper and full colour.