Roma (Rome): (Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato), . First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. xvi, 239 pages. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Bound in plain brown covers with pictorial dust jacket depicting Mussolini above an enormous crowd. This jacket shows a few edge chips, tears, and wear--including about a 3" tear at top edge of front panel at upper joint fold.
This amazing piece of propaganda consists of over 500 photographs captioned in French, English, German, and Italian. These images depict all the vigor, wholesomeness, strength, industry, and military might of the Italian nation under Mussolini. The photography is quite good. Produced by the L’Unione Cinematografica Educativa (L. U. C. E.)--the Educational Film Union, or "Light Institute." The Institute produced powerful propaganda under Mussolini's fascist Regime, and managed to survive the war.