"To the casual observer, the Brescia air show may seem to have held little historical meaning, but some things are destined to have a particular symbolism, and Demetz has artfully sensed that this was one of them. (18 b&w illustrations, color frontispiece)"
Working like a master cabinetmaker, Demetz (Prague in Black and Gold
, 1997, etc.) shapes all the parts of the 1909 air show in northern Italy into a striking, proportioned whole.
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