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This catalogue brings together the book editions and art print editions made for MAVIDA (1989-2017), which brought together different activities related to the book, original printing, paper restoration and the sale of modern original prints and illustrated books with original works, and those subsequently published under the brand name of the Laboratorio Fratelli Manfredi, which continues the editorial work.

Furthermore, the Laboratorio has always printed and prints engravings, folders and books on behalf of other clients or publishers, all works collected here; in particular, for the editions of the Libreria Antiquaria Prandi, the etchings by Renato Guttuso for The years of lost images by Valerio Zurlini and the burin Greeting card  for 1923 by Gino Severini for the catalogue of the complete graphic work edited by Francesco Meloni; for the All'Insegna del Lanzello editions, the engravings by Alberto Manfredi for Lo zoppino; among the most important works, he has entirely created the edition edited by the Hundred Friends of the Book of the Song of Songs, illustrated with lithographs by Aldo Salvadori and the series of Almanacco di Italia Nostra from 1989 to 2015; he won the Gianfranco Fedrigoni National Prize for Pregio Publishing 2004 with the Le Storie series and the LiberBook Prize 2015 with Lazzaro Spallanzani, Tra Scilla e Cariddi, engravings by Vincenzo Piazza.


There are numerous artists with whom the Laboratorio has curated various editions of engravings; in addition to the aforementioned, we also mention Sigfrido Bartolini, Renzo Biasion, Gianni Cacciarini, Giancarlo Cazzaniga, Rodolfo Ceccotti, Arnoldo Ciarrocchi, Mario Calandri, Italo Cremona, Fiorella Diamantini, Gino Forti, Stefano Grasselli, Mino Maccari, Paolo Manaresi, Pompilio Mandelli, Vairo Mongatti, Franco Rognoni, Duilio Rossoni, Aligi Sassu, Alfredo Sosabravo; to these must be added the editions of biffate tables by Luigi Bartolini and Antonio Ligabue made by the owners for documentation. There are also many other artists who have collaborated and collaborate with the Laboratory for the editions of books and prints, including many young artists, as can be seen in the following catalogue.