Catalog

  • corinto - Lorenzo de' Medici, young poet

    €120.00

    SUBSCRIPTIONS OPEN UNTIL JUNE 30th, 2024 (prices will then be raised as specified below).

    Copies will be ready for delivery in August 2024.


    Language: Italian.

    183 copies
     typeset by hand in movable metal type, of which:

    .145 printed on laid Magnani paper made in Pescia, Tuscany (120 € instead of 150);

    .19 printed on Amatruda paper made in Amalfi (225 € instead of 280);

    .11 printed on Hodomura paper made in Japan (440 € instead of 550);

    .4 printed on Magnani handmade* in Pescia, Tuscany (480 € instead of 600);

    .3 printed on Hosho paper handmade* in Japan (640 € instead of 800);

    .only copy on J. Head paper made in England in 1948 (not for sale).

    (*) Every sheet is individually handmade.

  • 19th-century type design - specimen book (vol. 2)

    €720.00

    The masterpieces of 19th-century type design.

    A collection of 50 specimens typeset by hand in original 19th-century movable metal types.

    Limited and numbered edition of 150 copies.

    This unique type specimen book allows you to see types in their original design, without the intervention of digital manipulation. In fact, this is the only collectable series typeset by hand in original foundry types, cast between the 1800’s and 1890’s by the most notable European and North-American foundries.

  • Lamine d'oro orfiche

    €300.00

    Limited edition of 8 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.

  • LE COLLINE DEL PIACERE - Cesare Giaccone

    €100.00

    After “Tre atti in cucina” (2020), “Five Ballets in the Kitchen” (2021) e “Nato coi tartufi” (2022), chef Cesare gifts us five more recipes, served with satisfaction in fifty years of cooking, accompanied by memories of life lived.

    Limited edition of 139 numbered copies, typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter, and letterpress-printed.

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

  • Significato del diario di bordo di Colombo

    €170.00

    Few copies left, now on sale from the archives of the Printer.
    Typeset by hand and printed letterpress in the fifth centenary year of the discovery of America (1492-1992). 
    The attractiveness of seas never seen before, the unknown ways of life, and the need to exalt and even exaggerate the qualities of the new lands to impress the King, all of this transforms what could have been an arid logbook into a testimony of exceptional importance.

  • Supplemento estetico ai Manuali Tipografici

    €0.00

    – PRICE ON REQUEST

    The "Supplement" expands and enriches the themes addressed in the previous five volumes of the set of the "Manuali Tipografici".

    A volume in the 4to format (37x23 cm) of 144 pages typeset by hand in 12 pt Tallone type.

  • 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 193 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.



  • La commedia - Dante Alighieri

    €1,300.00

    Few copies left, now on sale at a special price.

    Limited edition of 700 numbered copies. An edition in 3 volumes (Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso) printed by Alberto Tallone in 1967-68.

    Over a million types were used for the hand typesetting of this edition.

  • 20th-century type design - specimen book (Vol. III)

    €520.00

    Fifty 20th-century masterpieces of Advertising created by the world’s foremost type designers

    This unique type specimen book allows you to see types in their original design, without the intervention of digital manipulation. In fact, this is the only collectable series typeset by hand in original foundry types, cast between the 1900’s and 1970’s by the most notable European and North-American foundries.

  • Viaggio nel Tahmisat - Lapo Sagramoso

    €2,600.00

    Only copy. It includes an original watercolor. Italian edition.

    Printed in first edition, “Viaggio nel Tahmisat” is the chronicle of an adventurous journey into the exotic and legendary "Realm of Tahmisat", a land of unknown civilizations, out of time and desirable, narrated with a humorous and sublime language. 

    This edition is limited to 33 unique copies, each printed on a different, top-quality paper. Moreover, each copy includes an original watercolour painted by the author.



  • Viaggio nel Tahmisat - Lapo Sagramoso

    €2,800.00

    Only copy. It includes an original watercolor. Italian edition.

    Fictional novel.

    Printed in first edition, “Viaggio nel Tahmisat” is the chronicle of an adventurous journey into the exotic and legendary "Realm of Tahmisat", a land of unknown civilizations, out of time and desirable, narrated with a humorous and sublime language. 

    This edition is limited to 33 unique copies, each printed on a different, top-quality paper. Moreover, each copy includes an original watercolour painted by the author.



  • Viaggio nel Tahmisat - Lapo Sagramoso

    €2,500.00

    It includes an original watercolor painted by the author.
    Italian edition.

    Fictional novel.

    Printed in first edition, “Viaggio nel Tahmisat” is the chronicle of an adventurous journey into the exotic and legendary "Realm of Tahmisat", a land of unknown civilizations, out of time and desirable, narrated with a humorous and sublime language. 

    This edition is limited to 33 copies, each printed on a different, top-quality paper. Moreover, each copy includes an original watercolour painted by the author.