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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Some minor marks to boards. One leaf has a 70mm tear (pp. 3-4). Spots of foxing to page edges. Lacking the dust-jacket. ; x, , 240 pages + 16 plates (including frontispiece). Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216 x 137mm. Text in English, translated from Italian by Orlo Williams.The Italian edition was first published in 1932, with title "Con La Maria Ai Ferri Corti". Contents: Part I - The Mafia and the Police in Pre-Fascist Days; Part II - From May 1944 Onwards: The Last Struggle with the Mafia. Illustrations: Cesare More; The bandit Pietro Albanese; Rocks and ravines; Prefect Mori at Piana dei Grec's during the campaign against the Mafia; Prefect Mori conferring an honour on a campaigner; (a) Cesare Mori on the trail and (b) in the campaign; A latifondo; Latitanti of Agrigento; Scene of the end of the Grisafi band; Latitanti of the Madonie; More Latitanti; Propaganda - meeting of Prefect Mori in the heart of the latifondi and the peasants coming en masse to hear his speech; The concert in the square at Misilmeri; The oath of the campaigners in the campaign of Roccapalumba: the altar in the field; The oath of the campaigners in the campaign of Roccapalumba: the gathering; After a latifondo has been freed from the Mafia, Prefect Mori intends to introduce tractors for threshing corn.