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Venice in the Cantos (Venezia nei Cantos) - Ezra Pound

Anthology of poems dedicated to Venice, the Poet's favorite town.
One of 16 special copies printed on Gampi paper.

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Bilingual English-Italian edition edited by Mary de Rachewiltz, the Poet’s daughter.

Anthology of poems dedicated to Venice, the Poet's favorite town.

Volume in 8vo format of 160 pages typeset by hand in 12 point Tallone italic and roman types, designed by Alberto Tallone and cut by Charles Malin in Paris.

A separate folder contains the photographic reproduction of the picture of Ezra Pound painted by Guido Tallone in the Venetian house of the Poet.

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This is one of 16 copies printed on Gampi paper, handmade in Japan.

Moreover, the book comes in the following editions:

- 270 copies on off-white wove Magnani paper (available on this website);

- 90 copies on wove white-color Magnani paper, purposely made for this edition (images and prices on request);

- 12 on paper handmade in China (images and prices on request).

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The volume is housed in a hand-made slipcase and box, custom made to an exact size, whose exteriors are covered with Ingres paper. The book title is letterpress-printed on the slipcase’s spine.

  • Size (cm) 24x18
  • Typefaces Entirely typeset by hand in Tallone type, designed by Alberto Tallone, cut by Charles Malin on steel punches and cast by Radiguer in Paris.
  • Paper Gampi paper handmade in Japan.
  • Number of pages 160
  • Total print run 16
  • Weight (kg) 1,8