Viaggio nel Tahmisat - Lapo Sagramoso
Only copy. It includes an original watercolor. Italian edition.
Printed in first edition, “Voyage to Tahmisat” is a chronicle of an adventurous journey into an exotic and legendary, desirable realm, narrated with a humorous and sublime language.
This edition is limited to 33 unique copies, all printed on different papers and illustrated with different watercolours painted by the author.
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Italian edition. Only copy printed letterpress on J. F. Head pure-cotton paper handmade in England in 1948. It includes an original watercolour painted by the author, intitled “ I bagni di Goggiam”.
This edition is limited to 33 copies printed on 33 different, top-quality papers made in China, Japan, England, Germany, France, and Italy. Most of them are ancient and extremely rare papers.
A first edition, “Voyage to Tahmisat” is the chronicle of an adventurous journey into an exotic and legendary realm, out of time and desirable, narrated with a humorous and sublime language.
It is a volume in the album format (cm19x15), of 60 pages typeset by hand in 16-point Caslon type. This type was cast in the original 18th-century matrices. This novel was printed on the 1905 Phoenix V platen press which Maurice Darantiere used for the printing of the first edition of James Joyce’s Ulysses.
The volume is housed in a slipcase and a box, custom hand-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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