Gianni Guadalupi e Flaminio Gualdoni - Tesori d'Italia collection 7 volumes - certificate - 2007
Value of the work 3.000 euros.
Volumes still wrapped with cellophane, intact slipcase, all as good as new. Collector’s item
The book contains an extensive anthology of texts and images documenting the art treasures of Italy, from the most to least known.
The work, conceived and curated by Gianni Guadalupi and Flaminio Gualdoni, consists of seven volumes, and is divided into three sections arranged chronologically in three elegant slipcases, for a total of about 1500 pages and over 1000 images.
Structure of the work:
Section 1, Da Roma alla Rinascita, dall'arte antica al Medioevo, 2 volumes;
Section 2, I Secoli d'Oro, dal Rinascimento al Barocco, 3 volumes;
Section 3, L'Età moderna, dal Settecento al Novecento, 2 volumes.
Tesori d'Italia has, in each volume, an introduction by Flaminio Gualdoni and a series of monographic articles written by over 80 authors, including historians, writers, philosophers, philologists, architects and art critics, who lived at different times but especially at the turn of the 19th century.
Among them: Edmond About, Michele Amari, Jorge Amado, Alberto Arbasino, Andrej Belyi, Daniele Benati, Vicente Blasco Ibañez, Cesare Brandi, Gesualdo Bufalino, Ricardo Levi Bofill, Jérôme Carcopino, Cesare de Seta, Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas, Umberto Eco, Ludwig Heinrich Friedländer, Ernst Gombrich, Francis Haskell, Michel Hochmann, Ermanno Krumm, Denis Mack Smith, Giuseppe Marcenaro, Philippe Morel, Antonio Paolucci, Philippe Petit-Radel, Roger Peyrefitte, Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, Alain Robbe-Grillet, John Ruskin, Samuel Sharp, John Shearman, Claudio Strinati, Hippolyte Taine, Mark Twain, Carlo Volpe, Klaus Wagenbach.
Size: Each volume is 23x30x3.5, covered with black Orient silk with gold tooling on the plate and on the spine and it has a label, printed in colour on matte 130 gr paper, cut and applied by hand on the cover.
Binding: The slipcases, handmade in circular shape, covered with fabric and finished with leather with labels applied by hand on each side.
Printer: The texts, composed with Bodoni type body 12/13, and the colour images were printed on Gardamatt matte paper, 200 gr, at the printing house of Dr. Lamberto Pigini in Loreto.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Gianni Guadalupi e Flaminio Gualdoni
- Book Title
- Tesori d'Italia - collezione 7 Tomi
- As new
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- FMR - Franco Maria Ricci
- Binding/ Material
- Numbered edition, With slipcase