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  • La commedia - Dante Alighieri

    €1,200.00

    Over a million types were used for the hand typesetting of this edition, which stands as a unique achievement in contemporary printing.

    Limited edition of 209 numbered copies. An edition in 3 volumes (Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso) housed in a handmade box.

    Italian edition.

  • Conferenza Nobel - Pablo Neruda

    €680.00

    Limited edition of 60 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed. They include an original graphic print by Ugo Nespolo, made in stencil technique, signed and numbered.

    Edition in Italian language.

    One of the most memorable speech ever delivered by a Nobel laureate, it was held by Pablo Neruda in Stockholm at the Nobel Prize awarding ceremony. In the speech Neruda recounts his escape through the Andes, an adventurous journey which becomes the metaphor of the mysterious path of Poetry.

    Neruda was awarded the Literature Nobel Prize in 1971; few months later, the first original edition of his moving speech was printed by   the Tallone Press. At that time it was printed in Spanish, while this second edition is now printed in Italian. 

  • Sull’indole del piacere e del dolore - P. Verri

    €280.00

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

    Pietro Verri (Milan 1728-1797) sheds light on the nature of human passions and the mechanisms of pleasure, anticipating the new theories of unconscious mental processes, which spur men to act in the pursuit of happiness. 

  • 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). 

  • 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.

  • CONVIVIO - Dante Alighieri

    €320.00

    Original 1965 edition now on sale at a special price, in conjunction with the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death (1321-2021).

    Typeset by hand and printed letterpress by Alberto Tallone (1898-1968) in Alpignano, where the Press is still active today. 

    Limited edition of 700 numbered copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter.

  • TRE ATTI IN CUCINA

    €0.00

    SOLD OUT

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

    Chef Cesare Giaccone from Langhe (Piedmont) is considered by the New York Times to be one of the absolute protagonists of contemporary Italian haute cuisine.

    Three recipes, light and springy, invite to react to the current lockdown situation (2020-21), by 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.
    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.

  • KUPAHÚBA, canto della foresta Amazzonica

    €280.00

    Limited edition of 320 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

    Collection of inedited poems by Márcia Theóphilo, dedicated to the Amazon Forest, where the author spent her infancy, living there with her grandmother, and where she goes back as an antropologist to study and preserve the oral culture of Indian tribes. 

    Includes an original etching singed by the artist.