Canti orfici - dino campana
With three unpublished letters by Dino Campana.
Foreword by Davide Rondoni. Final note by Gigliola Tallone.
Limited edition of 28 copies typeset by hand in movable types, letter by letter.
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ἐδιζησάμην ἐμεωυτόν (Trying to decipher myself) - Heraclitus
One of 28 numbered copies letterpress printed on pure-cotton Magnani laid paper, made in Tuscany.
A volume in 8vo format (cm 27x17) of 170 pages typeset by hand in Caslon type.
A total of 173 copies were printed, of which:
. 140 copies on pure-cotton Magnani wove paper; of which, copies numbered from 1 to 40 include 8 linocuts by Mimmo Paladino made expressly for this edition;
. 28 copies on pure-cotton Magnani laid paper;
. 4 copies on Magnani “all’onda” paper, handmade in 1966 for the restoration of the ancient books which were damaged by the flood which occurred in Florence on November 4th, when the water from the Arno river invaded the rooms of the National Library;
. 1 copy on Corona paper, handmade in Tuscany.
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.
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