First edition of My Autobiography by Benito Mussolini, with laid in signature. Octavo, xix, 318pp. Green cloth, gilt title on spine, gilt title and illustration on cover. Publication date of 1928 showing on copyright page and title page. Frontispiece portrait opposite title page, tissue cover. Publishers first state dust jacket with $3.50 price on front flap, closed tear along top edge of front panel, light toning to spine, archival repair to back side of jacket. Laid-in signed card from Benito Mussolini, with letter from his personal secretary, dated 1929. Includes PSA certificate. An attractive copy of this first edition in jacket, with additional signed card by the dictator himself.
Comments: Published in 1928, before the events of World War II would make Mussolini a household name.