CONVIVIO - Dante Alighieri


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.


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BOOK CONDITION: very good. This copy, which comes from the printer’s collection, has never left the printer’s premises.

The book comes with its original slipcase and box.

Dante sets up a rich banquet for all those who want to embark on the path to happiness in this life. 

Italian edition.

Volume in 4to format (cm 23x35x6) of 336 pages entirely typeset by hand in the exclusive Tallone type, designed by Alberto Tallone.

This is one of 700 numbered copies letterpress-printed on Ventura cotton paper made in Cernobbio (Lake Como), made expressly for this edition.

Moreover, 6 special copies were printed, of which:

. 3 copies on Kaji nacré paper, handmade in Japan (sold out);

. 3 copies on Hodomura paper, handmade in Japan (sold out). 


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Introduction by Francesco Mazzoni. Text established by Società Dantesca Italiana.


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 slipcase’s spine.


This edition was sewn by hand in the most ancient typographic studio in the world still in activity, where tradition and modern aesthetic combine to give the best possible reading experience.

Neither monotype nor linotype were used. Tallone Press also do not print from plastic plates (photopolymer), which are derived from digital compositions.

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