Milan: Credito Italiano, 1920.. 1920.. Very good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 7-5/8 inches wide] hardcover bound in natural vellum titled in black & with a vignette in black on each front cover. Yapp edges & cotton ties further enhance the binding. There is some light staining to the Vol. 1 covers with a short tear to the rear yapp. xiv & 238 pages plus 39 folding black-and-white plates in decorative green frames; and xiv &  leaf plus a folding plate & 255 tipped-in black-and- white plates in decorative green frames. There is minor staining to the bottom margins of a few of the Vol. 2 pages. Very good.
The folding plates in Volume 1 are views of Italian cities. The tipped-in plates in Volume 2 pertain to various industries--mining, metallurgical, electrical, chemical, automobile, aviation, etc.--and to other sectors of the economy, such as agriculture, shipyards, hotels, transport and communications.