La commedia, secondo l'antica vulgata - Dante Alighieri

Three volumes for a complex of 740 pages entirely typeset by hand.

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Three volumes in 24mo format which add up to 740 pages, entirely typeset by hand in 10-point Roman Garamond type. This typeface was cut by Henri Parmentier in 1914 and cast by Deberny & Peignot in Paris. Afterword by Francesco Mazzoni set in 8-point Garamond. The short synopses which open each canto are set in 6-point Italic Garamond.

Text edited by Francesco Mazzoni, based on the reading by Giorgio Petrocchi for the Società Dantesca Italiana.

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 209 copies on Amatruda paper made in Amalfi.

Moreover, 200 copies have been printed on Magnani paper made in Pescia (no more available).

  • Size (cm) 11x18
  • Typefaces Entirely typeset by hand in Garamond type, cut by Henri Parmentier on steel punches in 1914 and cast by Deberny & Peignot in Paris.
  • Paper Amatruda paper made in Amalfi
  • Number of pages 740
  • Total print run 209
  • Weight (kg) 2,4