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ROVERSI, Luigi
Ricordi Canavesani. Luigi Palma di Cesnola, a Rivarolo Canavese e a Cesnola
No publisher, 1901. Near Fine. Hardcover. First edition. Large, thin octavo. 66pp. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated. Text in Italian. Red cloth decorated in gilt. Corners a little bumped, else near fine. A biography of di Cesnola, an Italian who immigrated to New York in 1860, founded a school for military officers, and soon found himself a Brigadier General in the Union Army. He won the Medal of Honor at the Battle of Aldie. An amateur archeologist, he later became the Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This copy Inscribed by di Cesnola to Thomas Nast: "To my friend Mr. Thomas Nast the greatest cartoonist of America. L. Palma di Cesnola. January 1st, 1902." Nast died later that year, di Cesnola in 1904. *OCLC* locates three copies (Brown, Harvard, NYPL). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, US]
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