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Officina Bodoni

Overview
Works: 277 works in 362 publications in 4 languages and 4,603 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  History  Georgics  Short stories, New Zealand  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Romance fiction  Sea stories 
Roles: Printer, Publisher, Book producer
Classifications: PQ4315, 851.1
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Quo vadis? by Henryk Sienkiewicz( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the tumultuous reign of Nero, Vinicius, a pagan, and Ligia, a Christian, fall in love
The divine comedy : the Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Divine Comedy Dante describes his imaginary journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. No other poem in any language has had such a wide appeal
The toilers of the sea by Victor Hugo( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of high adventure on the seas, along with a touching love story
Imaginary conversations by Walter Savage Landor( Book )

3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE CONVERSATIONS ARE BETWEEN CHARACTERS OF ALL THE AGES, FROM CLASSICAL TO RECENT TIMES. FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1829
The little flowers of Saint Francis of Assisi, in the first English translation by Francis( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Fioretti ... [are] fixed upon Saint Francis and his earliest disciples in the way in which legend accumulates about any celebrated character in history. But, in this case, and in contrast with the situation that usually prevails in folk-lore, the 'stories' have a certain authority as history. Seventy years of Franciscan scholarship, to which L. Manzoni, Paul Sabatier and Giunio Garavani have made fundamental contributions, enable us even to evaluate the authenticity of the Little Flowers."--Introduction
Virgil's Georgics by Virgil( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five Points (an intersection in lower Manhattan formed when Anthony Street was extended to meet Orange and Cross-today's Baxter and North Streets), was the most infamous neighborhood in nineteenth-century America. Visitors from Charles Dickens to Abraham Lincoln flocked to Five Points to witness the filthy streets, bordellos, gambling dens, and tenements that housed the lowest of the low. A close look at Five Points reveals a hidden world. As one of the most ethnically varied areas in the nation's most diverse city, The Five Points story is a classic American example of immigrant energy and ambition. From "Bowery Boy" culture to the invention of tap dance, to the most famous prize-fight of the century, to the timeless photographs of Jacob Riis, Five Points illuminates the colorful history of a fascinating community
The life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, though written between 1558 and 1562, remained unpublished till the early eighteenth century, when it was printed in Italian (1771). Tranlations followed in English (1771), German (1796) and French (1822)
The Battle for Gaul by Julius Caesar( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few figures in the history of man have had more to do with the shaping of our present civilization than Julius Caesar. A towering political leader, a military genius, and a skilled writer, he deserves a fate better than that of being a subject of an unwilling schoolboy's Latin lesson. Those readers who have long forgotten their Latin will find in this book new and sound perspectives on this important man, for there are few books that provide a better, more interesting picture of mankind at a historical crossroad. [Book jacket]
The last days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Glaucus and Ione enjoy each other's company in Pompeii before Vesuvius erupts in AD 79, but Ione's jealous guardian loves her and has criminal interests."
The betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni( Book )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the late 1620s, The Betrothed tells the story of two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself. Forced to flee, they are then cruelly separated, and must face many dangers including plague, famine and imprisonment, and confront a variety of strange characters the mysterious Nun of Monza, the fiery Father Cristoforo and the sinister Unnamed' in their struggle to be reunited. A vigorous portrayal of enduring passion, The Betrothed's exploration of love, power and faith presents a whirling panorama of seventeenth-century Italian life and is one of the greatest European historical novels"--Page 4 of cover
The kind of poetry I want by Hugh MacDiarmid( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crito : a Socratic dialogue by Plato( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The garden party by Katherine Mansfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1939 and 1947 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one stories depict the dangers and complexities of modern life and the conflict between men and women
The Holy Gospel according to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated printing of the King James version of the New Testament
A newly discovered treatise on classic letter design printed at Parma by Damianus Moyllus circa 1480 : reproduced in facsimile by Damianus Moyllus( Book )

7 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The calligraphic models of Ludovico degli Arrighi, surnamed Vicentino : a complete facsimile and introduction by Ludovico degli Arrighi( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in Italian and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hieroglyphic tales : (1785) by Horace Walpole( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny, absurd, satirical, and disturbing--these stories are Horace Walpole's most original, yet least known writings These short tales can claim to be the first surrealist writings in English--and remain some of the strangest fiction in all literature. They were originally published in 1785 in an edition of six copies, all of which Walpole kept for himself. An extra story is included, which was preserved only in manuscript. Truly bizarre, Walpole's stories defy the fictional conventions of his day, beginning with an often-imitated mock preface explaining that the stories were undoubtedly written a little before the creation of the world, and have ever since been preserved, by oral tradition, in the mountains of Crampcraggiri, an uninhabited island, not yet discovered
Diptych Rome-London by Ezra Pound( Book )

3 editions published between 1948 and 1957 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nymphs of Fiesole by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die kleine Passion by Albrecht Dürer( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations are copies of the title page image and 36 full-page woodcuts designed by Albrecht Dürer for the original edition. "An attempt has been made to repeat as nearly as possible the second edition [first with text] of 1511; and the blocks used are those employed by Henry Cole in his issues of 1844 and 1870"--Page 12. Cole's editions used stereotype plates, of which 35 were made from casts of the 35 original woodcut blocks that had been acquired by the British Museum; the remaining two (title page image and "Christ parting from his mother") were from wood engravings by Thurston Thompson after the original prints
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityStamperia Valdonega

Bodoni Press

Officina Bodoni (Montagnola, Switzerland)

Officina Bodoni, Verona

Typis Bodonianis

Verona Officina Bodoni

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