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  • La lettera a Ludovico il Moro - Leonardo da Vinci

    €5,000.00

    Limited edition of 24 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    One of 24 copies with a drypoint etching by Giuseppe Penone.

    The first modern curriculum vitae, written by Leonardo da Vinci to the Duke in Milan, proves to be a document of rare effectiveness. Its ten-point structure describes a man so versatile and polymath that it would be difficult for any other candidate to compete with that.

  • La commedia - Dante Alighieri

    €1,200.00

    Limited edition of 209 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    An edition in 3 volumes, for a total of 740 pages entirely handset.

    Text edited by Francesco Mazzoni, based on the reading by Giorgio Petrocchi for the Società Dantesca Italiana.

  • Libroinfinito

    €950.00

    Print run of 18 copies. A tribute to the 26 letters of the alphabet which give form to Literature, Libroinfinito is designed so as to create a circular 'infinite' reading experience. Design by Giulio Iacchetti & Tallone Press.

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

    €800.00

    Limited edition of 9 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, now fully affirmed, celebrates the beauty and the full dignity of the Italian language.

  • 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. 

  • Le avventure di Pinocchio - Carlo Collodi

    €600.00

    Limited edition of 190 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed on   light-blue pure-cotton paper, whose color evokes the Blue Fairy.

    The most famous Italian novel.

  • Libroinfinito

    €600.00

    Print run of 22 copies. A tribute to the 26 letters of the alphabet which give form to Literature, Libroinfinito-Abecedary Book is designed so as to create a circular 'infinite' reading experience.
    Design by Giulio Iacchetti & Tallone Press.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Qohélet (o L'Ecclesiaste)

    €400.00

    Limited and numbered edition of 62 copies printed on pure cotton cream-colored Magnani paper made in Pescia, Tuscany.

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

  • Luca Pacioli - Sergio Castrucci

    €300.00

    Limited edition of 42 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    The adventurous life of Luca Pacioli, the inventor of the double-entry accounting system, who befriended Leonardo da Vinci and designed the so-called "dignissimus" alphabet.

    It includes 3 original woodcuts, made expressly for this edition.

  • Visioni della vita rapita – Davide Rondoni

    €300.00

    Limited edition of 120 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    First Italian anthology of Davide Rondoni’s poetry. It includes 50 poems, out of which 16 are unedited.