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Publishers and suppliers of Italian materials, together with other useful bibliographical sources (compiled by William Pine-Coffin)

The following are some examples of Italian publishers, with a few based in Switzerland and the Vatican City. Those of essentially regional significance are marked *, those limited to a particular subject range **.

Adelphi (Milan)
http://www.adelphi.it

Franco Angeli ** (Milan)
http://www.francoangeli.it

Antenore (Padua)
http://www.editriceantenore.it

Arti Grafiche Friulane* (Tavagnacco [Udine])
http://www.agf.it

Avagliano Cava de’Tirreni (Salerno)
http://www.avaglianoeditore.it

Baldini, Castoldi, Dalai (Milan)
http://bcdeditore.it/

Editrice Bibliografica** (Milan)
http://www.bibliografica.it

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Firenze** (Florence)
http://www.bncf.firenze.sbn.it

Bompiani (RCS) (Milan)
http://www.bompiani.rcslibri.it

Bonacci (Rome)
http://www.bonacci.it

Giorgio Bretschneider ** (Rome)
http://www.bretschneider.it

Bulzoni (Rome)
http://www.bulzoni.it

Calderini (Bologna)
http://www.calderini.it

Centro Studi Emigrazione** (Rome)
http://www.cser.it

Claudiana** (Turin)
http://www.claudiana.it

De Agostini** (Novara & Milan)
http://www.deagostini.it

Donzelli (Rome)
http://www.donzelli.it

Edizioni di storia e letteratura (Rome)
http://www.storiaeletteratura.it/

Edizioni scientifiche italiane (Naples)
http://www.edizioniesi.it/

Einaudi (Turin)
http://www.einaudi.it

Electa ** (Milan)
http://www.electaweb.it

Fabbri (RCS) (Milan)
http://www.fabbri.rcslibri.it

Feltrinelli (Milan)
http://www.feltrinelli.it

Arnaldo Forni** Sala Bolognese (Bologna)
http://www.fornieditore.com

Garzanti (Milan)
http://www.garzantilibri.it

Grafica e Arte Bergamo
http://www.graficaearte.it

Gremese ** (Rome)
http://www.gremese.com/

Guida Naples
http://www.guida.it

Iannone * Isernia
http://www.cosmoiannone.it

Istituti editoriali e poligrafici internazionali Pisa
http://www.libraweb.net

Istituto dell’Enciclopdia Italiana (Treccani) (Rome)
http://www.treccani.it

Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato (Rome)
http://www.ipzs.it

Jaca Book (Milan)
http://www.jacabook.it

Laterza Bari
http://www.laterza.it

Lavoro (Rome)
http://www.edizionilavoro.it/

L’Erma di Bretschneider** (Rome)
http://www.lerma.it

Levante ** Bari
http://www.levantebari.com

Liguori Naples
http://www.liguori.it

Loescher Turin
http://www.loescher.it

Longanesi (Milan)
http://www.longanesi.it

Longo Ravenna
http://www.longo-editore.it

Marsilio Venice
http://www.marsilioeditori.it

Ministero Beni e Attivita’ Culturali. Direzione Generale
per gli Archivi ** (Rome)
http://www.archivi.beniculturali.it

Mondadori Segrate ((Milan))
http://www.mondadori.com

Morcelliana Brescia
http://www.morcelliana.it

Il mulino Bologna
http://www.mulino.it

Mursia (Milan)
http://www.mursia.com

Leo S. Olschki Florence
http://www.olschki.it

Pagine d’arte? Tesserete (CH)
http://www.paginedarte.ch/?page_id=19

Edizioni Paoline ** (Milan)
http://www.paoline.it

Pàtron Quarto Inferiore (Bologna)
http://www.patroneditore.com

Priuli e Verlucca * Pavone Canavese (Turin)
http://www.priulieverlucca.ciaonordovest.it

Rizzoli (RCS) (Milan)
http://www.rizzoli.rcslibri.it

Roma nel Rinascimento (Rome)
http://www.romanelrinascimento.it

Rubbettino* Soveria Mannelli (Catanzaro)
http://www.rubbettino.it

Il Saggiatore (Milan)
http://www.saggiatore.it

Salani (Milan)
http://www.salani.it

Salerno (Rome)
http://www.salernoeditrice.it

San Paolo Turin
http://www.edizionisanpaolo.it

Sellerio * Palermo
http://www.sellerio.it

Sonzogno (RCS) (Milan)
http://www.sonzogno.rcslibri.it

UTET (Turin)
http://www.utet.it

Libreria Editrice Vaticana** [Vatican City (CV)]

Vita e Pensiero (Milan)
http://www.vitaepensiero.it

Zanichelli ** (Bologna)
http://www.zanichelli.it

* Arti Grafiche Friulane: Friuli

Edisud: Campania

Iannone: Molise

Priuli e Verlucca: Piedmont

Rubbettino: Calabria

Sellerio: Sicily

Società Storia Patria Napoli: The south & Sicily (ex-Kingdom of Naples)

Cantone Ticino: Ticino (Switzerland)

** FrancoAngeli: Social Sciences

Editrice Bibiografica: Bibliography & publishing

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Firenze: Bibliography

Giorgio Bretschneider: Classics

Centro Studi Emigrazione: Emigration

Claudiana: Protestantism

De Agostini: Atlases, maps, part-works

Electa: Art

Arnaldo Forni: Reprints

Giuffrè: Law

Gremese: Film

L’Erma di Bretschneider: Archaeology

Levante: Classics

Ministero Beni e Attività Culturali. Direzione Generale per gli Archivi: Archives

Pagine d’arte: Art

Edizioni Paoline: Religion

Zanichelli: Dictionaries

In addition to prices and ISBNs, the Catalogo dei libri in commercio (published by Editrice Bibliografica for the Associazione Italiana Editori), together with its supplements (which accompany the Giornale della libreria) is a useful source of publishers’ addresses, telephone and fax numbers, websites and e-mail addresses. There is also a CD-ROM version, known as ALICE.

Suppliers

Casalini Libri
Via Benedetto da Maiano 3,
50014 Fiesole (Firenze)
http://www.casalini.it

LibroCo. Italia
Casella 23, Via Borromeo 48,
50026 San Casciano V.P. (Firenze)
http://www.libroco.it

IBS (Internet Bookshop Italia)
www.internetbookshop.it

Grant & Cutler
55-57 Great Marlborough St, London W1F 7AY
http://www.grantandcutler.com

The Italian Bookshop
7 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ
http://www.eurobooks.co.uk

Sources of out-of-print books

Maremagnum
Largo Schuster n°1, 20122 Milano
http://www.maremagnum.com

Libreria Gozzini ,
Via Ricasoli, 49 I-50122 Florence
http://www.gozzini.it

Studio Bibliografico Marini, Valenzano (Bari)
http://www.libreriamarini.it

Franco A. Volta
P.O. Box 7254
00162 Roma

Studio Bibliografico Franchini,
v. Scipione Ammirato, 102 50136 Firenze

Useful sources of bibliographical information

1. The following are some essential sources giving precise information about books and periodicals:

Explore the British Library is a very useful source for all UK publications and includes a vast range of foreign materials
http://explore.bl.uk

COPAC (CURL OPAC) gives access to large parts of the catalogues of major UK academic libraries
http://www.copac.ac.uk

The Bibliografia nazionale italiana is published by the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale in Florence, and is the official listing of Italian publications, corresponding to the British Library’s British National Bibliography

The MLA Bibliography: the most important single source of information for articles, papers and books on all non-classical literature
http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org

BiGLLI: Bibliografia generale della lingua e della letteratura italiana: thorough and comprehensive, but only available in printed form

ITALINEMO: a new bibliographic database covering Italian literature
http://italinemo.it

Film Index International, based on the holdings of the British Film Institute
http://fii.chadwyck.co.uk

International Film Archive (FIAF), with a series of four databases reflecting film periodicals, TV periodicals, silent films and collections of film and TV
http://fiaf.chadwyck.com/home.do

  Italian Art History publishers (compiled by Chris Michaelides)

3 major publishers

Electa
http://www.electaweb.com/

- Electa Napoli is a subsidiary of Electa, established in 1983. It has a catalogue of some 500 titles on the art and culture of Naples and Southern Italy.
http://www.electaweb.com/electa/ita/casa_editrice/napoli.jsp

Skira
http://www.skira.net/

Silvana editoriale
http://www.silvanaeditoriale.it/

Other important publishers

Bretschneider
http://www.bretschneider.it/

Centro DI
http://www.centrodi.it/

De Luca

Giunti
http://www.giunti.it/

Mandragora
http://www.mandragora.it/

Marsilio
http://www.marsilioeditori.it/catalogo

Mazzotta
http://www.mazzotta.it/

Touring Club Italiano
http://www.touringclub.it/

Umberto Allemandi
http://www.allemandi.com/

Online catalogues of art libraries

Art History Libraries in London
http://www.bbk.ac.uk/lib/subguides/artshum/historyofart/ahll

British Architectural Library
http://www.architecture.com/
LibraryDrawingsAndPhotographs/RIBALibrary/Catalogue.aspx

Courtauld Institute Library
http://www.courtauld.ac.uk/booklibrary/index.html

National Art Library
http://www.vam.ac.uk/nal/publications/index.html

Warburg Institute Library
http://www.sas.ac.uk/warburg/mnemosyne/entrance.htm

Bookshops online

Centro DI
http://www.centrodi.it/

Liberonweb
http://www.liberonweb.com/electa/cataloghi_mostre.asp

Libreria Bocca
http://www.libreriabocca.com/

Libreria della Spada
http://www.libreriadellaspada.com/

Libro Co Italia
http://www.libroco.it/cgi-bin/vetrina.cgi

Michael Shamansky
http://www.artbooks.com/wc.dll?ab~home

Other Useful Sites

The Grove Dictionary of Art (subscription)
http://www.groveart.com/index.html?authstatuscode=200

The British Library Art websites

 Italian History publishers

Franco Angeli
http://www.francoangeli.it/

Newton & Compton
http://www.newtoncompton.com/
(Series include: Quest' Italia, Storie insolite)

Olschki

La Nuova Italia editrice
http://www.lanuovaitalia.it/

Edizioni di storia e letteratura
http://www.storiaeletteratura.it/

History databases

International Medieval Bibliography - A bibliography of published literature relating to the European Middle Ages (c.450-1500). Besides monographs, the work indexes over 4,000 periodicals published in Europe, the Americas and the Pacific. 1967-

ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Iter Bibliography - Covers all literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for journal articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies are included. Also included are citations for monographs, and material published in monographs and collections of essays.

 

Iter italicum - online edition of Paul Oskar Kristeller's Iter Italicum, the most comprehensive finding list available of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world. Originally published in six volumes between 1963 and 1992, it is an essential tool for any scholar working in the fields of classical, medieval and Renaissance studies.

Italian History websites

H-ITALY - Italian History
http://www.h-net.org/~italy/

Istituto per la Storia del Risorgimento Italiano
http://www.risorgimento.it/php/index.php

Italian History Index
http://vlib.iue.it/hist-italy/libraries.html
(the site of the European University Institute in Florence).

La Storia
http://www.lastoria.it/

Medioevo Italiano
http://www.medioevoitaliano.org/