° ANCIENT HERBARIUM: The Ancient Herbarium is an italian book about the medicinal, officinal and culinary properties of plants, flowers , herbs and roots , from the most common to the rarest, up to the poisonous ones, each accompanied by beautiful reproductions of ancient etchings.
Cover made of aged woodpaper, or cowhide suede leather. Rib decorated with the title and the Florentine lily, and closing laces in leather with antique-style buttons.
1500s coloured reproductions of herbs drawings on sheets of parchment paper, whose binding allows them to be removed for exhibitions in frames and showcases. All the book pages are decorated with Florentine ribs.
Beautiful to read and also beautiful to look at, in a style that never leaves you indifferent.
° TUSCAN ALMANAC: The Tuscan Almanac is the absolutely faithful reproduction of the italian book written at the end of the 1700s, and which speaks about all the Tuscan cities with proverbs and idioms, popular traditions, curiosities, refrains, famous people. Each page is enriched with beautiful reproductions of the original ink drawings of the book.
The cover is in aged and decorated woodpaper, and the rib is in leather, decorated with the hot-pressed title. The internal pages are all decorated on the edges with a coloured floral motif, the typical Florentine rib.
A book to read and reread, fun and curious about the Tuscan traditions, perfects for those who want to learn italian language. Wonderful to display in a library, on consoles or in display cabinets.
° UPCOMING NEWS: we are working on many new projects:
° The Pinocchio story in re-edited texts and new drawings.
° Tuscan recipe book with popular tradition typical recipes.
° Playing cards with new design of "Florentine Women" on the backgrounds of Florence.
° Firenze Tarot Cards with important symbolic value designed by a talented florentine magician and artist.
° Clocks with images of Flower Fairies, and new types of music boxes.
° Watercoloured Lithographs decorated by hand.
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The leather is handmade and pressed with fire-press using ancient techniques, and the paper is all of the highest quality.
The leather colours may be just different on the individual pieces, as well as the declared measurements may have a tolerance of a few millimeters, demonstrating and guaranteeing the authentically handmade production in the laboratory and in the workshop .
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