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Title:
Cimelio tipografico-pittorico offerto agli augustissimi genitori del re di Roma
Author:
Bodoni, Giambattista, 1740-1813.
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
Verona : Valdonega ; Boston : D.R. Godine, [1991]

©1991
Physical Description:
87 unnumbered leaves : color illustrations ; 39 cm
General Note:
Poems by Giovanni Gherardo De Rossi; miniature paintings by Antonio Pasini.

Facsimile. Originally published: Parma : Co'tipi Bodoniani, 1811.

Accompanied by: The "Cimelio" of Bodoni : the work and its printer in essays by Angelo Ciavarella ... [et al.]. 74 p. : ill., fascims. ; 39 cm. Includes bibliographical references.

"Cimelio" of Bodoni is translation of the original French and Italian essays into English.

"This edition, designed and realized by Stamperia Valdonega in Verona, consists of two volumes: the facsimile, for which Bodoni's texts were printed ... and the commentary, printed in letterpress and offset on Fedrigoni Bodonia paper. The binding was carried out at Legatoria Recalcati in Milan."--Colophon, "Cimelio" of Bodoni.

Presented by Robert North, Jr. in honor of William H. Loos.

Issued in case.
Language:
Italian

English

French
Local Note:
Copy no. 52, of 400 copies.

Facsimile bound in crimson Niger, with gilt stamped decorative borders and blue leather onlaid spine label; blue speckled endpapers; gilt edges.

Commentary in crimson textured paper; slip case in matching paper with gilt stamped crest and elaborate border.
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Added Title:
"Cimelio" of Bodoni.
ISBN:
9780879239244
Format :
Book

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