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PALIO. John Hunt. Archimedia Editions, Casablanca, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 268 pp. 33 x 20 cm. ISBN 9780993267703 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: PALIO is the official publication launched in conjunction with the release of the award-winning movie, PALIO, directed by Cosima Spender, written by John Hunt and Cosima Spender and produced by John Huntand James Gay-Rees. PALIO will be supported by substantial print andonline advertising, social media and celebrity endorsement. The Greatest Story Never ToldPALIO is a richly illustrated celebration of the legendary horse race which has united the people of Siena for centuries. Showcasing never before seen imagery from specially commissioned photography, together with epic film stills and rare archival images, PALIO is Italy in microcosm. This authoritative volume explains not only the civic ritualism and richsymbolism of this extraordinary event, but how "the game" is playedboth on and off the racetrack. For the "assassin" jockeys and the passionate Sienese - il Palio e vita - the Palio is life.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 168051
Hardcover $75.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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