Lot 224: ALFA ROMEO AVIAZIONE. Documentario. (Milan, Rizzoli & C., 1938). W. 26 lvs.
November 15, 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
ALFA ROMEO AVIAZIONE. Documentario. (Milan, Rizzoli & C., 1938). W. 26 lvs. 8°-obl. Or. spiral bind. w. stiff dec. brds. covered w. transparant overlays (upper overlay w. photomontage). (Some traces of use/wear, lower cover w. some marginal, unobtrusive staining). -- Added: Ph. MAY. Twenty Silver Ghosts: Rolls-Royce. The incomparable Pre-World War I motorcar, 1907-14. Lond., (1971). 139, (3) pp. W. large cold. tipped in plates. Fol-obl. Ocl. -- (2). Ad 1: Very rare promotional catalogue published by the aviation department of Alfa Romeo. All airplane models are displayed in art deco style paste-ups of photographs of pilots, newspaper cuttings, and texts that boast flight performances. Including 3 reproductions of drawings in black chalk by Giuseppe Palanti (1881-1946). Not surprisingly, the catalogue pays tribute to Mussolini. Printed in a limited edition of 500 numbered copies.
Estimated Price: € 200