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. Book appears un-read. 172 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1975. ISBN: 0. Silver tableware by Benvenuto Cellini, gold ornaments by Leonardo da Vinci, paintings by Michelangelo, objects d'art dating back to the golden era of the Italian Renaissance. It was a collection fit to grace the palace of a Borgia, a Medici, a Sforza. Goering found it in 1943 and arranged for its shipment back to Germany. It never arrived. Allied Commandos raided the train and took the treasure out of Italy by sea, but both ship and cargo were sunk without trace somewhere in the Mediterranean and the lone survivor could remember nothing.