Benito Mussolini and King Victor Emmanuel III, Two Documents Signed, including: (1) a royal proclamation announcing military promotions, 4pp, signed by both the King and Mussolini on page three, 9.75" x 14.5", April 4, 1929, [Rome], partially printed, in Italian, sold with the eight page advancement and service record (Specchio di Avanzamento ad Anzianita) of Pietro Spano, also in Italian; (2) another royal proclamation announcing military promotions, 10pp, signed by both the King and Mussolini on page nine, 9.75" x 14.5", August 25, 1939, [Rome]. Light soiling on all, the signed documents show signs of once being bound, else all are near fine or better.

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    The 1929 document has Victor Emmanuel's title as "Re d' Italia", King of Italy, whereas on the 1939 document his titles are, "Re d' Italia e di Albania Imeratore d'Etiopia", King of Italy and Albania and Emperor of Ethiopia, reflecting the fruits of Italian military adventures.

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