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        The text includes a preface by Ettore Paratore and 6 chapters written by different authors. Roma Paleocristiana by Carlo Belli; Via Margutta by Salvato Cappelli; La Rocca Irripetibile by Emilio Cavaterra; Il Gran Lume della Poesia Romanesca by Giuseppe D’Arrigo; Volo su Roma by Fabrizio Sarazani and Roma nel XX secolo by Ugo Spirito.

        This 234-page book is printed in only 1999 numbered copies and contains 75 engravings and 15 lithographies reproducing views of the city. The drawings are by great Italian maestros: Campigli, De Chirico, Donghi, Failla, Fantuzzi, Giuffrè, Mafai, Razzi, Ricci, Scalco, Scipione, Severini.

        The Roma Volume published by D’ORO Collection is entirely handmade using artisan paper with 220 gram thickness. Each page is stitched by master craftsmen using wooden frames of the type used in the Middle Ages. The covers of Roma are made of red leather lined with silk. Two bronze reliefs, gilded by immersion into a 24 Kt gold bath, form the front and back covers.

        A luxury book of unique value, shape and contents – created by merging the ancient bookbinding techniques with the works of great artists of everlasting renown.

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        INFORMATION

        Title: Roma

        Edition: 1999 numbered copies

        Publishing year: First Edition 1984, Second Edition 2000

        ISBN: Handmade book with no ISBN

        Publishing House: D’ORO Collection

        Authors: Preface - Ettore Paratore; Roma Paleocristiana - Carlo Belli; Via Margutta - Salvato Cappelli; La Rocca Irripetibile - Emilio Cavaterra; Il Gran Lume della Poesia Romanesca - Giuseppe D’Arrigo; Volo su Roma - Fabrizio Sarazani; Roma nel XX secolo - Ugo Spirito

        Language: Italian

        Translation: Translation into other languages available upon request

        Production: Entirely made in Italy at the D’ORO Collection workshops in the heart of Rome

        Number of pages: 234

        Size (cm): 34,7 x 51,5  x 6

        Covers: Book covers and spine in red leather. Both covers are fully covered by bronze reliefs gilded by immersion into a 24 Kt gold bath.

        Gilded bronze reliefs: 2 covers

        Inside covers: Red silk with gildings

        Paper: Artisan cotton paper, 220 gram thick

        Finishes: Hot-stamped logos and titles using 24 Kt gold leaves

        Bookmarks: 1 red leather bookmark

        Packaging: The book comes inside a red velvet and Moirè silk case

        Accompanying accessories: Protective red velvet bag