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I Ponti di Firenze. SIGNED. Bargellini, Piero

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Firenze: Istituto Professionale “Leonardo da Vinci”, 1963. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Small slim 4to, glossy printed cardstock french-fold wraps; pp. [8], 9-86, [5], illustrated throughout. Inscribed datelined Washington, D.C., 1967, by Bargellini to Carter Brown, Director of the National Gallery from 1969-1992. A lovely book, printed throughout in black and red, with short chapters devoted to the seven great Florentine bridges: I ponti Vecchio, Carraia, Grazie, Santa Trinita, San Niccolo, Vittoria, and Amerigo Vespucci. With an introductory note by Giorgio La Pira. In 1967, then-Mayor of Florence Bargellini and his family spent 3 weeks touring the United States, thanking the many organizations and individuals who had contributed funds and expertise in the weeks and months following the historic Florence flood of 1966. Carter Brown, then the Assistant Director at the National Gallery, had spent a year of his post-graduate work studying art in Florence, and the inscription here references that (“in ricordo de firenze”).

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I Ponti di Firenze. SIGNED. . Bargellini, Piero

Firenze: Istituto Professionale “Leonardo da Vinci”, 1963. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Small slim 4to, glossy printed cardstock french-fold wraps; pp. [8], 9-86, [5], illustrated throughout. Inscribed datelined Washington, D.C., 1967, by Bargellini to Carter Brown, Director of the National Gallery from 1969-1992. A lovely book, printed throughout in black and red, with short chapters devoted to the seven great Florentine bridges: I ponti Vecchio, Carraia, Grazie, Santa Trinita, San Niccolo, Vittoria, and Amerigo Vespucci. With an introductory note by Giorgio La Pira. In 1967, then-Mayor of Florence Bargellini and his family spent 3 weeks touring the United States, thanking the many organizations and individuals who had contributed funds and expertise in the weeks and months following the historic Florence flood of 1966. Carter Brown, then the Assistant Director at the National Gallery, had spent a year of his post-graduate work studying art in Florence, and the inscription here references that (“in ricordo de firenze”). 50.00

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Condition

Fine

Date Published

1963

Publisher

Istituto Professionale “Leonardo da Vinci”

Place Published

Firenze

Edition

First edition

Keywords

architecture italy italian

Binding

Paperback