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Boto, il delfino rosa - Márcia Theóphilo

The twelve poems, printed in Italian and in English, run over a lifetime production, covering the decades from the late 1940s to the present. Each copy includes an original watercolor by Fulvio Testa.

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Italian edition.

Inedited fable, set in the Amazon forest, where the Author spent her infancy, living there with her grandmother, and where she came back as an antropologist to study and preserve the oral culture of Indian tribes.

Afterword by Daniela Brunelli, principal of the Frinzi University Library in Verona. Volume in 8vo format, album, of 72 pages typeset by hand in 16 point Caslon types, derived from the original 18th century punches cut by William Caslon in London.

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.

Limited print run of 175 copies on paper made of pure cotton in Sicily.

This is an ordinary copy.

The special copies are as follows: few copies on exotic papers; 10 on tinted-color Fabriano paper; 25 on cream-color Magnani hand-made paper (images and prices on request).

  • Author Márcia Theóphilo
  • Size (cm) 18x25
  • Typefaces Entirely typeset by hand in Caslon type, cut by William Caslon on steel punches in the first half of the 18th century, and cast in the original matrices of the time.
  • Paper Pure-cotton paper made in Sicily.
  • Number of pages 72
  • Total print run 175
  • Weight (kg) 1,3