Walter Valentini drew inspiration for his graphic works from “Sidereus Nuncius” of Galilei and from the letters sent by the mathematical astronomer to Giuliano de Medici and Gallanzone Gallanzoni.
The editorial project is introduced by Cesare Barbieri and realized in folder to free sheets.
The cover of the book is an original etching by Walter Valentini. Inside 4 numbered etching signed by the artist.
Features: 1 original etching by Walter Valentini is the cover of the book. Inside, 4 numbered etching signed by the artist.
Format: 25×36 cm unbound
Paper: Alcantara 190 gr
Composition: movable type Monotype
Print: printing press
Packaging: Plexiglas box
Edition: print in 3 editions
– 1997 – white cover, 99 editions in Arab numerals
– 1998 – blue cover, 150 editions in Arab numerals and XXIII in Roman numerals
– 1998 – blue cover, 150 editions of Arab numerals, special edition only realized for the Chamber of Deputies