Roma; Milano: Luigi Alfieri & C., 1934. First edition. Softcover. Quarto (6 x 9"). Unpaginated.  leaves. Original photo-illustrated wrappers. Photo-illustrated title.
Published by the Italian War Mutilated and Invalids Association, this splendidly preserved 1935 calendar opens with two photographs of the siege of the 'Associazione Nazionale fra Mutilati e Invalidi di Guerra' (Front cover and title), and is followed by three full-page photographs of king Vittorio Emanuelle, Benito Mussolini, and the portrait of an Italian war mutilated. The next 24 leaves feature the actual 1935 calendar, with two leaves per month. Each leaf contains a half-page photograph showing Mussolini among other Fascist personalities, army parades, inauguration of homes for mutilated soldiers, the Duce during a speech, etc... The last three leaves are photographs of various homes for war mutilated, and a full-page striking view of the impressive via del'Impero in Rome, during a march of war mutilated veterans. All the photographs are reproduced in photogravure. The picture of the title page, as well as all the photographs featured in the calendar were intended to be used as postcards.
Captions in Italian. Wrappers and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #40175
* The Italian Fascists used Roman numerals to denote the number of years since the March on Rome in 1922. Therefore, 1935 was XIII E.F. (era fascista).