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    The Original Hand-Written Pilot's Log by
    Benito Mussolini's Personal Pilot

    [Aviation]. [Benito Mussolini, association]. Attilio Biseo. Libretto Personale di Volo. [Aircraft Pilot Log]. Roma: Ministero Dell' Aeronautica, 1934-1935. Twelvemo. [102] pages. Printed pages with hand-written notes by Biseo, documenting multiple flights flown by Mussolini (several entries state "Duce") and members of the Mussolini family. Biseo was Mussolini's favorite pilot during this period. Official picture of Major Biseo mounted on the identification page at the front. Original full blue levant morocco over flexible boards, front board stamped in gilt with pilot's name, blue watered silk endleaves. Spine sunned with some damage near tailcap, some rubbing to binding. Very good. Original logs documenting travel by historical figures are very scarce.


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    April, 2015
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