Auction 408 / Lot n° 2443

BADOGLIO, Marshal Pietro (1871-1956) - L'Occupazione di Cufra. Tripoli: Governo della Tripolitania e Cirenaica, 1931. First edition of Badoglio's first-hand account describes Italy's occupation (led by General Graziani, Deputy Governor of Cyrenaica) of the Senussi stronghold in Kufara, and includes much on local history, and the early explorations that mapped the central Libyan desert in detail for the first time. 4to (319 x 222mm). Opening double-page plan of Et-Tag, title in red and black, numerous photoriproduction in black and white and maps of which many folding and with coloured printed inserts. Original cream cloth printed in red and black (some soiling and rubbing).

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 200 - 300

Sold € 240