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  • Dialogo delle Lingue - Sperone Speroni (1500-1588)

    €460.00

    Limited edition of 16 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    A debate between advocates of the ongoing superiority of Latin and Greek, and proponents of vernacular, celebrates the beauty and the full dignity of the Italian language.

  • Sull’indole del piacere - Pietro Verri

    €280.00

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    On release October 2020.

    Limited edition of 135 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    A passionate investigation into the search for pleasure, engine of human action.

    This new edition will be published in Summer 2020. It will be a limited edition of 160 numbered copies.

  • I rimpianti della bella Elmiera - F. Villon

    €0.00

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    Limited edition of 81 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.
    Italian translation by Guido Ceronetti, which was put up on stage on the occasion of Ceroneti’s last last show in theatre (Teatro Gobetti di Torino, 20-25 june 2011). 

  • copy of TRE ATTI IN CUCINA

    €100.00

    Limited edition of 70 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    Three recipes by cook Cesare Giaccone from Langhe (Piedmont), light and springy, invite to react to the current lockdown situation (2020), thinking about the pleasures of conviviality and good food.

  • Aldo Novarese

    €80.00

    Limited edition of 50 numbered copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    This booklet is a homage to Italian type designer Aldo Novarese in the centenary of his birth (1920-2020). It has been typeset by hand in types he designed, which were cast by Nebiolo Foundry in Turin. 

  • Giulio Da Milano creatore di tipi

    €120.00

    Limited edition of 120 copies typeset by hand and letterpress-printed.
    First and comprehensive typographic tribute to one of the most inventive 20th-century Italian type designers who created four iconic typefaces.

  • Alessandro Butti creatore di tipi

    €100.00

    Limited edition of 300 copies typeset by hand and letterpress-printed. First and comprehensive typographic tribute to the most prominent Italian type designer in the period 1930-1950s and his very successful types. Typeset by hand in the original 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s types he designed, which were cast by Nebiolo Foundry in those years.

  • A discussion about printing - Anton F. Doni

    €150.00

    Limited edition of 250 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    Bilingual English-Italian edition. First English appearance.

    Florence, late 15th century. An animated discussion takes place about the revolution prompted by the introduction of printing, in opposition to manuscript books.
    It reflects the opposite attitudes that, in recent times, have divided public opinion about paperless digital information and printing. The arguments are pretty much the same: aesthetic beauty, taste and nostalgia as opposed to practicality, economic convenience, diffusion, market.

  • De Aetna Liber - Petri Bembi

    €430.00

    Limited edition of 46 copies typeset by hand in moveable types, letter by letter, and letterpress printed on cotton paper made in Sicily with water from the volcano Etna. Etching by Walter Valentini. This edition printed in Latin is a tribute to the famous incunabulum printed by Aldus Manutius in 1495, which is considered to be the first modern book.
    Bembo tells about his trip to Sicily to learn Greek and about his ascent to the top of volcano Etna. 

  • De Aetna Liber - Petri Bembi

    €630.00

    Limited edition of 23 copies typeset by hand, letterpress printed on paper made with water from the volcano Etna. Etching by Walter Valentini. This edition printed in Latin is a tribute to the famous incunabulum printed by Aldus Manutius in 1495, which is considered to be the first modern book. Bembo tells about his trip to Sicily to learn Greek and about his ascent to the top of volcano Etna. 

  • De Aetna Liber - Petri Bembi

    €150.00

    Limited and numbered edition of 134 copies typeset by hand, letterpress printed on cotton paper made in Sicily using the groundwater of volcano Etna.
    This edition printed in Latin is a tribute to the famous incunabulum printed by Aldus Manutius in 1495, which is considered to be the first modern book. Bembo tells about his trip to Sicily to learn Greek and his ascent to the top of volcano Etna.

  • Lamine d'oro orfiche

    €100.00

    Limited edition of 74 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed on handmade paper.
    The Orphic gold tablets.
    Original Greek text and Italian inedited translation by Angelo Tonelli. Anthology of 11 invocations found engraved on gold foils (V-III century b.C.)