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

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Limited and numbered print run of 74 copies printed on handmade cream-colored Magnani paper made in Tuscany.

Original Greek text and Italian inedited translation by Angelo Tonelli.

Anthology of 11 invocations found engraved on gold foils (V-III century b.C.), destined to those initiated to the Orphism, in order to experience, in the afterlife, the supreme experience of the identification with the one Whole.

Volume in 16mo format of 70 pages (cm11x18) typeset by hand in 6 point Greek italic types, derived from the punches hand-cut in the 19th century and cast by Deberny in Paris, and in 6 point Garaldus roman and italic types, cast by Nebiolo in Turin. The choice to use 6 point types was to tribute the typographer and punch-cutter Giambattista Bodoni, in the year of his bicentenary, who, besides the solemn folios, printed masterpieces in small formats as well.

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Numbered and limited edition typeset by hand in original foundry types and letterpress printed on very fine exclusive papers, made to last. Each copy is individually numbered and signed by the publisher. 

Due to its unique features, this book is a coveted collectible/collector’s edition and a sophisticated gift idea. 

Tallone timeless books are strictly handmade according to the highest tradition of manual typography and  handmade bookmaking, and are meant to last.  

The volume is housed in a hand-made slipcase and box, custom made to an exact size, whose exteriors are covered with Ingres paper. The book title is letterpress-printed on the slipcases spine.

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This is an ordinary copy.

Moreover, 45 special copies have been printed on papers made in Europe and Asia (images and prices on request).

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Size (cm)
11x18
Typefaces
Typeset by hand in 6 point Greek italic types, derived from the punches hand-cut in the 19th century and cast by Deberny in Paris, and in 6 point Garaldus roman and italic types, cast by Nebiolo in Turin.
Paper
Handmade cream-colored Magnani paper made in Tuscany
Number of pages
70
Total print run
74
Weight (kg)
1,0