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Comedy in Venetian vernacular language, which had been played for the first time on occasion of the Venetian Carnival of 1760.

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Comedy in Venetian vernacular language, which had been played for the first time on occasion of the Venetian Carnival of 1760.

Edited by Antonio Cibotto. Volume of 182 pages typetypeset by hand in Caslon types, derived from the original punches cut by William Caslon in the 18th-century.

An 8vo oblong format, elegant and slender.

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 222 copies on wove cream-color Magnani paper.

This is an ordinary copy.

The special copies are as follows:

- 190 copies on laid white-color Magnani paper (images and price on request);

- 15 on Hodomura paper handmade in Japan (images and price on request).

  • Size (cm) 18x28
  • Typefaces Typeset by hand in Caslon types, derived from the original punches cut by William Caslon in the first half of the 18th-century.
  • Paper Magnani paper made in Pescia, Tuscany.
  • Number of pages 182
  • Total print run 222
  • Weight (kg) 1,8