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Canzoniere (Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta) - Francesco Petrarca

Text and critical apparatus by Gianfranco Contini, which appeared for the first time in 1949 in the Parisian edition published by Alberto Tallone. With a final note by Carlo Ossola.

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Text and critical apparatus by Gianfranco Contini, which appeared for the first time in 1949 in the Parisian edition published by Alberto Tallone. With a final note by Carlo Ossola.

Volume in 8vo format of 370 pages typeset by hand in Tallone italic types, designed by Alberto Tallone, cut by Charles Malin in Paris and cast by Radiguer.

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 and numbered print-run of 189 copies on off-white wove Magnani paper.

Moreover, the following editions have been printed:

- 233 copies have been printed on white wove Magnani paper (no more available); - 20 on light-blue pure-cotton paper, expressly made for this edition by the Moulin de Fleurac;

- few copies on Asian papers (images and prices on request).

 

  • Size (cm) 19x31
  • 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 Off-white wove Magnani paper.
  • Number of pages 370
  • Total print run 189
  • Weight (kg) 2,8