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  • L’Infinito - Giacomo Leopardi

    €480.00

    Limited edition of 9 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    The essay by Davide Rondoni unveils the secrets and meanings of this universal sonnet, which relates the nature of man to the infinite.

  • 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. 
    The discussion 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 versus economic convenience, nostalgia as opposed to practicality.



  • Lamine d'oro orfiche

    €300.00

    Limited edition of 5 copies typeset by hand in original 19th-century movable types.
    The ‘Orphic’ gold tablets are tiny scraps of gold foils engraved with precepts meant as instructions to enter the Afterlife. Those fascinating invocations are one of the first evidence of ancient Greek religion, and exerted a great influence on later Greek culture.

  • ΠΕΡΙ ΦΥΣΗΩΣ - ΔΙΟΓΕΝΟΥΣ

    €120.00
    Limited edition of 180 copies typeset by hand in original 19th-century types.
    Ancient Greek and Italian edition.
    «No printer is great if it does not print Greek. Without this effort it is impossible to serve Humanism. Because Humanism has two sources: Athens and Florence. Without these two corners of the world, it is not entirely certain that man would be able to get civilized, becoming a being able to oppose the immense power of individuality to mass action […]» Jean Zafiropulo.
  • luca pacioli

    €140.00
    Limited edition of 265 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.
    Biography. The adventurous life of Luca Pacioli, mathematician, economist, and Franciscan monk, the inventor of the double-entry accounting system, who befriended Leonardo da Vinci and designed the "dignissimus" alphabet.
    It includes 3 woodcuts, cut by hand and made expressly for this edition.
  • carmi - catullo

    €110.00
    Limited edition of 470 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.
    «Artists like Catullus, Raphael, and Mozart have been assigned by gods the privilege of tracing unique paths, which have the fleeting and eternal traits of the perfect moment. It is no coincidence that the blaze of this miracle consumes the life of the chosen one in a short time» Carlo Saggio

  • ΠΕΡΙ ΦΥΣΗΩΣ - ΑΝΑΞΑΓΟΡΟΥ

    €120.00
    Limited edition of 190 copies typeset by hand in original 19th-century types.
    Ancient Greek and Italian edition.
    «No printer is great if it does not print Greek. Without this effort it is impossible to serve Humanism. Because Humanism has two sources: Athens and Florence. Without these two corners of the world, it is not entirely certain that man would be able to get civilized, becoming a being able to oppose the immense power of individuality to mass action […]» Jean Zafiropulo.
    Known for his materialistic theories, the scientist and philosopher Anaxagoras (499-428 a. D.) is convinced that the world consists of an infinity of infinitesimal units that form all things, and that the sun is a burning rock. He taught in Athens for thirty years.
  • NESSUN LUOGO E' ELEMENTARE - E. De Signoribus

    €100.00

    A collection of poems and prose (some unpublished) by contemporary poet Eugenio De Signoribus, already winner of the Montale Prize (1989) and Viareggio Prize (2008).

    Limited edition of 200 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.
  • BOTO, IL DELFINO ROSA - M. THEÓPHILO

    €130.00

    AMAZONIAN TALE PRINTED IN FIRST EDITION

    Last few copies available, on sale from the Publisher’s collection on occasion of the Author’s eightieth birthday.

    One of the most beautiful Amazonian myths, embodied by a child whose innocence can save the fate of humanity. 

    Limited edition of 170 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

  • PRINCIPI DELLA COSTITUZIONE ITALIANA

    €110.00

    LAST COPIES AVAILABLE

    The fundamental principles of the Constitution, upon which the Italian democracy is based: Sovereignty; Equality and Solidarity; the Right to Work; Religious confessions; Peace; the Flag; …

    Limited edition of 370 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

  • the nocturnal train - pablo neruda

    €280.00

    Limited edition of 48 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter.
    Tri-lingual edition
    (Spanish, Italian, and English).

    On the 13th December 1971 to Pablo Neruda was given the Nobel Prize of Literature.


    Fifty years after the awarding (1971-2021), the choice to print "The Nocturnal Train" (from "Sumario. Libro donde nace la lluvia", Tallone Editore, 1963, first edition) is a way to pay homage to the Poet who, like his friend Alberto Tallone, was an enthusiastic lover of steam locomotives, an archetype of a liberated time, that of poetry and travel, as expression of knowledge and dynamism.

  • Hippocratic Oath

    €60.00

    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. 

    Available in three versions: printed in Italian, both framed (€ 60) and unframed (€ 40).

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