Bruno Villien.

Calmann-Levy. Barcelona. 1986. First edition. Hardback; black cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 255 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. French. 310 x 250mm. 1.6kg. 2702114474. Near fine, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear to jacket, light wear and short 1cm tear to lower forecorners.

A monograph on the life and work of Luchino Visconti. The book examines the director's early life and his career staging plays and operas, and creating some of the greatest films of the twentieth century. The text, drawn from interviews with Visconti's friends and collaborators, is accompanied by numerous archival photographs, and theatre and film stills.