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Kupahúba, albero dello Spirito Santo. Il canto della foresta Amazzonica - Márcia Theóphilo

Anthology of poems in Italian dedicated to 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.

Includes an original etching.

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Anthology of poems in Italian dedicated to 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.

Introduction by Mario Luzi.

An original etching by Aldo Turchiaro, which represents the tree of the Holy Spirit, completes the volume.

Volume in 4to format of 144 pages typeset by hand in 24 point Caslon types, derived from the original punches cut by William Caslon in the 18th century.

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 320 copies on purposely-made Magnani paper.

This is an ordinary copy.

Moreover, 27 copies have been printed on pure-cotton Umbria paper, made in Fabriano(images and prices on request).

  • Size (cm) 23x38
  • 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 Printed on purposely-made Magnani paper.
  • Number of pages 144
  • Total print run 320
  • Weight (kg) 2