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Historical tragedy in five acts about the epic conflict between the Lombards and the Franks. The conflict resulted in the defeat of King Desiderio and the triumph of King Charlemagne, who annexed Northern Italy into his Empire.

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Historical tragedy in five acts about the epic conflict between the Lombards and the Franks. The conflict resulted in the defeat of King Desiderio and the triumph of King Charlemagne, who annexed Northern Italy into his Empire.

The final note Notizie storiche by Alessandro Manzoni explains the historical context in which the facts narrated in the tragedy took place.

Volume in 8vo format edited by Alberto Chiari, of 186 pages typeset by hand in the exclusive Tallone types, designed by Alberto Tallone, hand-cut on punches by Charles Malin in Paris and cast by Radiguer.

The volume is housed in a slipcase and a box, custom hand-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 340 copies on laid Magnani paper made in Tuscany.

This is an ordinary copy.

Moreover, 34 copies have been printed on hand-made Magnani (price and images on request).

  • Size (cm) 18x31
  • Typefaces Typeset by hand in the Tallone types, designed by Alberto Tallone, hand-cut on punches by Charles Malin in Paris and cast by Radiguer.
  • Paper laid Magnani paper made in Tuscany
  • Number of pages 186
  • Total print run 340
  • Weight (kg) 2,1