Stories, tools, collectibles
by Alessandro Gusmano,
cm. 22 x 28; 256 pages; more than 500 pictures
Text: Italian only
Alessandro Gusmano, one of the most important expert of the matter, wanted to generate historic, collectible and scientific curiosity about ink evolution.
Cap. 4: XVII century print machine
Cap. 6: hand made litography
Cap. 8 fountain pens and filling systems
The book shows many different types of inks from XVIII century to nowadays, and also ink bottles, nibs, pens and inkpots.; as well as other collectors' objects such as related advertising and design products.
The Chapter 10 is devoted to collectibles: nibs' and pens' boxes, worldwide nibs, main models of fountain pens.
Collectibles include also ink bottles, old and vintage, in glass, ceramic or bakelite; desk inpots in ceramic, porcelain, crystal or metals, enamelled, cheselled or golden.
Note: the book is only in Italian