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19 06 26 08 1945 SIGNED Andrea Botto

19 06 26 08 1945 SIGNED Andrea Botto

Danilo Montanari 2014
Hardback, 1st edition

£100.00 IN STOCK

Created in the memory of Andrea Botto’s grandfather Primo Benedetti, the book traces his journey through Northern Germany to his home in Tuscany after being released from a Nazi prisoner of war camp on June 19, 1945. Botto’s approach was to compile images from the internet by searching dates in tandem with the names of cities through which her grandfather passed. Pages of historical images are combined with 1:1 scale personal documents and letters sent to his family during his imprisonment. The resulting book feels as if the reader has discovered an encyclopedia of war filled with tender personal documents slipped between its pages. (Jeffrey Ladd)

Signed first edition of 250 numbered copies.  Out of print.

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