Personeni. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917
Personeni. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917
Personeni. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917
Personeni. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917
Personeni. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917
Personeni. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917
Personeni. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917

Personeni. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917

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Personeni, Joseph. Almanacco Enciclopedico Italo-Americano, 1917. New York: the author, 1916. 1st. [1031]

Published by Personeni in New York but printed by "L'Arte della Stampa" in Firenze, Italy.

Originally issued in wrappers, this copy in a contemporary binding having a red leather spine and red and black marbled boards. 7 1/2" tall, tight. 520 pp. Good. Hardcover.

Personini was an importer in New York City.

Full of adverts, cartoons, photographs; with information on the politics, agriculture, and industries in America, with lists of Italian employers and societies. An almanac for Italian immigrants to the United States, in their native language.

Includes news from Europe, especially about the War.

A fascinating glimpse of Italian life in NYC at the turn of the century, with an article and photos on wine importation in NYC. This almanac has a useful index.

Trow's Manhattan and Bronx Directory for 1909 lists Joseph Personeni as "Central Italian medicine warehouse, wines and liquors," and places him at 496 W. Broadway.