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Italian edition of the Old Testament's Ecclesiastes. New translation from Hebrew by Guido Ceronetti.

 

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Italian edition of the Old Testament's Ecclesiastes. New translation from Hebrew by Guido Ceronetti.

Volume in 4to format (cm21x34) of 104 pages entirely typeset by hand in point 20 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. This type has been in use in Tallone's typographic studio for centuries. In fact, this is the most ancient typographic studio still in activity today, having been founded in the 18th century in Dijon.

It includes three introductory studies by Guido Ceronetti.

Limited and numbered print run of 188 copies, of which 100 letterpress-printed on pure cotton Magnani paper made in Pescia.

This is an ordinary copy.

Copies from 1/40 to 40/40 include 13 original woodcuts by Mimmo Paladino. The Artist signed the book as well as the largest of the 13 woodcuts, which are all bound into the book (images and prices on request).

Moreover, 88 copies have been letterpress-printed on handmade pure cotton papers made in Fabriano and Pescia (images and prices on request).

  • Size (cm) 21x34
  • Typefaces Typeset by hand in Caslon type, cast in the original 18th-century matrices. This type, cut by W. Caslon in the first half of the 18th century, has been in use for more than two centuries and it is one of the most ancient original types owned by Tallone.
  • Paper Magnani paper made of pure cotton in Tuscany
  • Number of pages 104
  • Total print run 188
  • Weight (kg) 2,2