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  • nato coi tartufi - CESARE GIACCONE

    €100.00

    Limited edition of 104 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    Six recipes which enhance the taste of the white Alba truffle.

    The recipes are introduced by a biographic note written by Cesare, where he reveals the secrets of “truffle-picking” that were passed on to him from the legendary “trifulau” (“truffle connoisseurs”) of Piedmont, and the many times the famous tuber was featured in his recipes during his 50 years as restaurateur. 

  • SONNET - GIACOMO LEOPARDI

    €60.00
    The sonnet which most Italians know by heart.
    Broadsheet typeset by hand in movable types, printed  letterpress on cotton paper made in Tuscany.
    Glass and wood frame with a single hook for vertical hanging.
  • Sator Arepo

    €45.00
    The renowned Christian palindrome, which hides the "Our Father" prayer, which became a powerful talisman during Middle Ages, and was found engraved all across the continent, from England to Syria.
    Broadsheet typeset by hand in movable types, printed letterpress on cotton paper made in Tuscany.

  • Sonnet - Leonardo da Vinci

    €35.00
    Sonnet improvised by Leonardo in front of Ludovico il Moro, Duke of Milan.

  • Leonardo da Vinci's resume

    €340.00

    The first modern ‘curriculum vitae’, written by Leonardo da Vinci to the Duke in Milan, proves to be a document of rare effectiveness.

  • Hippocratic Oath

    €40.00

    The earliest and most relevant expression of medical ethics in the Western world.

    The perfect gift for physicians, who, in these times of pandemic, are more than ever invested with high responsibility. 

    Limited edition typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter.

  • THE HORSES´ PRAYER

    €60.00
    Found in England upon a horse manger. Broadsheet typeset by hand in movable types, printed letterpress on cotton paper made in Tuscany.
    Glass and wood frame with a single hook for vertical hanging.
  • Do it anyway - Saint Teresa of Calcucca

    €40.00
    Found written on the wall in Mother Teresa's home for children in Calcutta, these precepts informed Mother Teresa’s own life and choices.
    Typeset by hand in movable types, printed letterpress on cotton paper made in Tuscany.

  • Sonnet - Dante Alighieri

    €60.00

    Glass and wood frame with a single hook for vertical hanging.

    Immortal poem about friendship.

    Broadsheet typeset by hand in movable types, and printed on pure-cotton archival-quality paper expressly made in Dante’s Tuscany.

  • Sonnet - Francesco Petrarca

    €60.00
    Broadsheet typeset by hand in movable types, printed  letterpress on cotton paper made in Tuscany.
    Glass and wood frame with a single hook for vertical hanging.
  • Sonnet - UGO FOSCOLO

    €60.00
    Broadsheet typeset by hand in movable types, printed  letterpress on cotton paper made in Tuscany.
    Glass and wood frame with a single hook for vertical hanging.
  • Trattato della vita elegante - Balzac

    €280.00
    Upon request and without additional charge, the book can be personalised with a printed inscription (i.e.: "Copy printed for John Doe”), to be typeset by hand and printed at the beginning of the book.
    Limited edition of 225 copies typeset by hand and letterpress printed.
    Balzac makes a shrewd and ironic critique of the bourgeois society born after the French Revolution, revealing all its ridiculousness and clumsiness. In fact, elegance belongs to few.
    Those who climb the rungs of the social ladder have to continually invent new forms of distinction. This resulting cyclical renewal is what we call fashion.