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Original Greek text and Italian inedited translation by Angelo Tonelli.

Anthology of 11 invocations found engraved on gold foils (V-III century b.C.).

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Original Greek text and Italian inedited translation by Angelo Tonelli.

Anthology of 11 invocations found engraved on gold foils (V-III century b.C.), destined to those initiated to the Orphism, in order to experience, in the afterlife, the supreme experience of the identification with the one Whole.

Volume in 16mo format of 70 pages typeset by hand in 6 point Greek italic types, derived from the punches hand-cut in the 19th century and cast by Deberny in Paris, and in 6 point Garaldus roman and italic types, cast by Nebiolo in Turin. The choice to use 6 point types was to tribute the typographer and punch-cutter Giambattista Bodoni, in the year of his bicentenary, who, besides the solemn folios, printed masterpieces in small formats as well.

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 77 copies on handmade cream-colored Magnani paper made in Tuscany.

This is an ordinary copy.

Moreover, 45 copies have been printed on other Magnani papers, and few copies on papers made in Europe and Asia(images and prices on request).

  • Size (cm) 11x18
  • Typefaces Typeset by hand in 6 point Greek italic types, derived from the punches hand-cut in the 19th century and cast by Deberny in Paris, and in 6 point Garaldus roman and italic types, cast by Nebiolo in Turin.
  • Paper Handmade cream-colored Magnani paper made in Tuscany
  • Number of pages 70
  • Total print run 77
  • Weight (kg) 1,0