Otto von Bismarck

Otto von Bismarck was born on April 1st, 1815 to Schönhausen , and died in Friedrichsruh on July 30th, 1898. He was a great statesman (Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Prussia for almost thirty years) and the real mas... Read more

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce

Niépce was born in Chalon sur Saône on 7th March 1765 and died in Saint Loup de Varennes on 5th July 1833.After patenting a new engine in 1807, he spent his life looking for a method that could create images directly ... Read more

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall, whose name was originally Moishe Segal, was born from a jewish family in Vitebsk on 7th July 1887.After participating to the russian Revolution, he had to escape in France in 1923; he had then to es... Read more

Keith Haring e la Pop Art

Welcome to our page dedicated to Keith Haring: together with Jean-Michel Basquiat, he has been  one of pop art’s stars.Born in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, on 4th May 1958, Keith Haring begins his artistic life in 197... Read more

Aldus Manutius and italics

Aldus Manutius was born in Bassanio in 1452 (or perhaps in 1449-50). After studying in Rome, and having lived in Ferrara and Carpi, Manutius moved to Venice, where he opened a publishing house and began printing, espe... Read more

Monthly promo!

Welcome to our page dedicated to special offers made by our partner bookshops.Here you can find out of print and rare books on sale.Discounts are valid for a limited period of time according to specific conditions by ... Read more

Rare and collectable books

Discover our collection of collectable and rare books printed between 1470 and 1700! Read more

Niccolò Macchiavelli

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli  was an Italian Renaissance historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer. He has often been called the founder of mode... Read more