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Experts in Facsimiles

We specialize in facsimiles, and we can help you source the editions you need: whether new from the publishers or pre-owned in mint condition, we'll find what you want at competitive prices.

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Marina Smyth
Dr. Marina Smyth
Librarian emerita
The Medieval Institute

University of Notre Dame

When I first met Giovanni I was impressed with his ability to partner with publishers to provide their usual full-size facsimiles at special prices for educational institutions. This approach would give universities access to teaching resources they could not otherwise afford. Over the years, Giovanni and his team have been true to their goal and offered a wide range of fine items... [ Read More ]

Charlotte Kramer
Charlotte Kramer
Verlag Müller und Schindler & Faksimile Verlag

I remember when I met Giovanni at his first Frankfurt Book Fair - a young and very likeable guy who gained our trust from the very first moment. Through the years I have experienced a consistent, serious, engaged, and ambitious work on their part, showing a lot of passion for books and the medieval art. His positive attitude and professionalism are distinguishable, and so are his pizzas, some of the best I have ever tasted! ... [ Read more ]

private customer

It was a serendipity to discover this website and to get to know Giovanni. He has supplied me with some second-hand facsimiles in first-class condition for excellent prices, and it is always a special day when one of his packages arrives, always in perfect condition because of the careful packaging.Thanks to him I have been able to add some wonderful works to my collection... [ Read more ]

Alexa Sand
Professor of Art History
University in Utah
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I use Facsimile Finder as a resource for students interested in conducting classroom based or independent research on manuscripts and early books [...] I also use the website as a resource for my own research and teaching activities – staying up-to-date on the latest releases helps me in my role as an occasional consultant for our library’s Special Collections development. ... [ Read more ]

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