1957. Item #A229
Pars, H.H., pseud. [Hans Diebow and Hans Schwarz van Berk]. Pictures in Peril. NY: Oxford 1957. Trans. from German. x, 240p, several ills. Good hardcover, no d.j. Outer pages and fore-edges foxed; corners bumped. From the library of Frederic S. Ossorio, with his ink signature. Frederic, a brother of artist Alfonso Ossorio, was a World War II "monuments man" and art collector. ** Tales of the survival and restoration of works of art in the face of the menaces of nature and man--fire, theft, mutilation, war, etc. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.