Torino, Italy: Silvana Editoriale, 2000. First Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Item #002401
Believed first edition. In original wraps with large French flaps. 295 pages. With many color and black and white photos and illustrations reproducing various works of art. A look at the life and times of The Countess of Castiglione (Virgina Oldoini), an Italian courtesan and secret agent, who was also a mistress of Napoleon. She was also a noted early collector of photography, as well as a photographer. ALL TEXT IS IN ITALIAN. In NEAR FINE condition with mostly minor scuffing to the extremities as well as some scuffing to the rear panel. Minor bumping to the corners. Interior clean and solid.
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