Stated First Edition. Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 316 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1977. ISBN: 0060142065. Kidnapping of the wealthy has been a local Italian sport and too often a grim one. Seventeen-year-old Tino del Bro-whose rich, distinguished family was an important one in Palermo, Sicily-was envious of his older brother, Massimo, who did everything properly and was to be engaged to Giulia Sante Clara, whose father was a prince. Caterina del Bro felt she could ask nothing more of the life than to see her son Massimo marry into the Santa Clara family.