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30 Sonetti - Giorgio Baffo

Light-hearted, erotic sonnets, written by the Venetian nobleman Giorgio (Zorzi Alvise) Baffo.
Each one of the 34 copies includes an original watercolor drawing by Fulvio Testa.

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Anthology of 30 light-hearted, erotic sonnets, written in the 18th century by the Venician nobleman Giorgio (Zorzi Alvise) Baffo, whose poems were appreciated by Apollinaire.

Each one of the 34 copies includes an original watercolor drawing by Fulvio Testa.

Volume in 4to format of 46 pages typeset by hand in 16-point Caslon types, cast by the Caslon Foundry from the original 18th-century matrices, those derived from the original punches cut by William Caslon. This type has been in use for more than two centuries and it is one of the most ancient original type owned by the Tallone Press.


Limited and numbered print run of 34 copies, printed on cotton paper made in Sicily.

  • Size (cm) 24x37
  • 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 Cotton paper, made in Sicily.
  • Number of pages 46
  • Total print run 34
  • Weight (kg) 1,8