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Antique books

No e-book will replace the atmosphere offered by a printed book with a touch of age. A solid old hardcover book is a jewel of any home library and handover tradition.

Pen or pencil scripts are artworks that are collectors prized and sought after. Electronic books cannot provide you with a truly unique manuscript of lost art. This artwork is not just a thing, it is also a story that awaits discovery inside the book. Stories that survive thanks to collectors for generations and create an image of society.

This "artwork part" existed only in manuscripts, which were then transcribed. The first printed edition was from the invention of the printing press around 1440. The books were printed in fifty sheets (block books) and are very rare. Most of these books come from 1460 and later. Dante was the first writer to describe the human being as a product of the time in a particular place under certain circumstances. In 1472, the first edition was published in Tuscan. Allegorically the poem tells of Dante's journey through the three realms of the dead and is a vision of the afterlife through which the narrator must travel to better understand the workings of the universe. It follows the numerical formula 9 plus 1, ie a total of 10: 9 circles of hell. 7 elements correspond to a specific moral scheme. Love is the theme of the whole The Divine Comedy. Unfortunately, no Dante manuscript has been preserved in the original version. There are only copies.

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