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Lettere d'amore della monaca portoghese - Marianna Alcoforado

Five immortal and passionte love letters by a Portuguese enclosed nun to his lover.

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Five immortal and passionte love letters by a Portuguese enclosed nun to his lover.

Italian edition, translated by Piero Ferrero.

Introduction by Amedée Boinet.

Volume in 4to format of 108 pages typeset by hand in 24 point Caslon italic 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 330 copies on purposely made Magnani paper.

This is an ordinary copy.

Moreover, few copies have been printed on handmade Fabriano paper, and few others on handmade Gampi Vellum paper made in Japan (images and prices on request).

  • Size (cm) 22x36
  • 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 Magnani paper made in Pescia.
  • Number of pages 108
  • Total print run 330
  • Weight (kg) 2